What Happened on February 4th, 1969

Day of Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 41,163, then largest NBA crowd, watches doubleheader Cin-Det, SD-Bost
  • Beatles appoint Eastman & Eastman, as general cousel to Apple

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

John Madden is named head coach of NFL's Oakland Raiders

Football Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
Football Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden
  • Lonne Elder's "Ceremonies in Dark Old Men" premieres in NYC

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

The Palestine National Congress appoints Yasser Arafat chairman of the PLO

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Cornett, US baseball pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Brandy Ledford, American actress and model
  • Chris Crooms, WLAF safety (Barcelona Dragons)
  • Dallas Drake, Trail, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
  • Duncan Coutts, Canadian bassist (Our Lady Peace)
  • Joe Sacco, Medford, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)