On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1969

Historical Events

  • 33rd US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: George Archer wins his only major title, 1 stroke ahead of runners-up Billy Casper, George Knudson, and Tom Weiskopf
  • Closure of the Brisbane tramway network.

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Pruett, American actor (Sybil, Embrace of the Vampire), born in Anchorage, Alaska (d. 2002)
1969 Highlights

About April 13, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In - The 5th Dimension
  • UK #1 Song: Israelites - Desmond Dekker & The Aces