What Happened on June 6, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joe Namath resigns from NFL after Pete Rozelle, football commissioner, said he must sell his stake in a bar

NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle
NFL Commissioner
Pete Rozelle

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Greenfield, WLAF punter (London Monarchs)
  • Douglas Lee Mitchell, Miles Mi, heavy metal artist (Southgang)
  • Mike Croel, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
  • Sunil Joshi, cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996)