What Happened on June 29, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st Jewish worship service at White House

Sport awardGolf Major

24th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Donna Caponi Young

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

On Billy Williams Day in Chicago, the Cubs outfielder passes Stan Musial's NL record for consecutive games played (896)

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude B├ęchard, Canadian politician
  • Erik Tammer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Ilan Mitchell-Smith, American actor
  • Simon Brown, cricketer (Durham pace bowler, England 1996)
  • Toru Hashimoto, Japanese politician

Famous Deaths

  • Moise K Tsjombe, premier Congo/Zaire, dies
  • Shorty Long, soul singer/pianist (Here Comes the Judge), dies at 29
  • Vesselin Stoyanov, composer, dies at 67