What Happened on October 1, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Concorde 001 test flight breaks sound barrier
  • Guernsey & Jersey begin issuing their own postage stamps
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Agustin Vasquez-Mendoza, Mexico, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
  • Igor Ulanov, Krasnokamsk Russia, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Ori Kaplan, Israeli jazz musician
  • Zach Galifianakis, American actor (The Hangover, Birdman) born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina