What Happened on July 13, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • North Ireland loyalist Ian Paisley addresses a crowd at Loughgall, County Antrim, and is reported to have said: "I am anti-Roman Catholic, but God being my judge, I love the poor dupes who are ground down under that system."
  • Russia launches unmanned Luna 15 to Moon
  • Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Ladies' Supertest Golf Open

Famous Birthdays

  • Ewan Beaton, Winnipeg Manitoba, 60 kg judoka (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • Jamie Walter, actor (Pirate Island)
  • Kakhi Kakhiashvili, Georgian-born Greek weightlifter
  • Kim Braatz, Santa Ana California, female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets)
  • Oleg Serebrian, Moldovan politician and political scientist
  • Richard Roelofsen, soccer player (Vitesse/MVV)

Famous Deaths

  • Madiba Thembekile, Nelson Mandela's son, dies in a car accident at 24