Historical Events on October 16, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 100-1 shot NY Mets beat Orioles 5-3 & win 66th World Series in 5
  • Met Cleon Jones awarded 1st base when shoe polish on ball proves he is hit by a pitch, he scores on a HR in World Series
  • Soyuz 6 returns to Earth
  • T Agee & Ed Kranepool HR, Tommie Agee makes 2 great catches, New York Mets win Baseball World Series 4-1