August 14, 1969 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • British Army deploys on the streets of Northern Ireland, marking the beginning of Operation Banner
  • In response to events in Derry, Irish nationalists hold protests throughout Northern Ireland, some of these became violent

Birthdays in History

  • DJ Uncle Al, American hip-hop DJ (d. 2001)

Deaths in History

  • Leonard Sidney Woolf, English publisher/writer, dies at 88