What Happened on January 28, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1969 NFL Draft: O.J. Simpson from USC first pick by Buffalo Bills
  • 2nd ABA All-Star Game: West 133 beats East 127 at Louisville
  • Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win in North America

Famous Birthdays

  • Giorgio Lamberti, Italian free style swimmer (world record 200m)
  • John Veenhof, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • Kathryn Morris, American actress
  • Linda Sanchez, American politician
  • Mo Rocca, American writer and comedian