Historical Events on January 5, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Maggie Flynn" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 82 performances
  • Bollingen prize for poetry presented to John Berryman & Karl Shapiro
  • Neville Williams' "Chronology of the Expanding World" completed
  • USSR Venera 5 launched for 1st successful planet landing (Venus)