What Happened on October 14, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Palme government forms in Sweden
  • Race riots in Springfield Mass
  • T Agee & Ed Kranepool HR, Tommie Agee makes 2 great catches, Mets win Baseball World Series 5-0
  • The United Kingdom introduces the 50p (fifty-pence) coin, replacing the ten-shilling note, in anticipation of currency decimalisation in 1971.
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999)
  • Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (MVV/NEC)
  • P J Brown, NBA center/forward (NJ Nets, Miami Heat)