What Happened on April 7, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Dodgers' Bill Singer is credited with 1st official save, against Reds
  • Supreme Court strikes down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Williams begins managing Wash Senators, they lose to Yanks 8-4

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • The Internet's symbolic birth date: publication of RFC 1

Famous Birthdays

  • Clark Sheehan, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jeremy Lincoln, NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Peggy Clasen, speed skater (Olympics-1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Ricky Bones, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers, NY Yanks), born in Salinas, Puerto Rico
  • Ricky Watters, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles)