What Happened on September 22, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Music Scene" debuts on ABC-TV
  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes second player to hit 600 home runs

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Famous Birthdays

  • Marian Chlad, soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • Matt Sharp, American musician (Weezer, The Rentals)
  • Melissa Lynn Costello, Shenandoah WV, Miss WV-America (1991)
  • Nicole Bradtke, Australian tennis star (1995 Auckland), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Famous Deaths

  • Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico, dies at 59