What Happened on January 10, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Pirate Radio Station Free Derby begins operation by Northern Ireland
  • Sweden (1st Western country) recognizes North Vietnam
  • USSR's Venera 6 launched for parachute landing on Venus

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug E Doug, rapper/comedian (Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever)
  • Juanita Clayton, Manitou Manitoba, softball catcher (Olympics-96)

Famous Deaths

  • John Brownlee, Australian tenor (b. 1900)