What Happened on January 9, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Beatles release "Yellow Submarine" single and its album "Revolver" in the US
  • First trial flight of Concorde supersonic jetliner, Bristol, England
  • Prime Minister of Northern Ireland Terence O'Neill travels to London to meet Home Secretary James Callaghan and brief him on the growing violence in Northern Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Domingo Jean, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (Houston Astros)
  • Johanna Ikonen, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)

Famous Deaths

  • Ladislav Vycpalek, composer, dies at 86