What Happened on September 1, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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Colonel Muammar Gaddafi deposes King Idris in the Libyan revolution

Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi
Libyan Leader
Muammar Gaddafi

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Jerry Lewis' 4th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis

Famous Birthdays

  • Florence Descampe, LPGA golfer (1992 McCall), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Henning Berg, Norwegian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Drew Pearson, newscaster (Drew Pearson), dies at 71
  • William Flanagan, composer, dies at 46