On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1969

Historical Events

Academy Awards

41st Academy Awards: "Oliver", Cliff Robertson & Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand win (1st ever tie for best actress)

Actress Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
Actor Cliff Robertson
Cliff Robertson
Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • First regular-season MLB game played outside the United States; Montreal Expos beat St. Louis Cardinals, 8-7 at Parc Jarry, Montreal
  • KEET TV channel 13 in Eureka, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Student Afro-American Society seized at Columbia College
  • Tornado strikes Dacca East Pakistan killing 540

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Ausmus, American catcher (Detroit Tigers), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Brad Pennington, American pitcher (California Angels), born in Salem, Indiana
  • David Archibald, Chilliwack, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)
  • Mark Macon, American NBA guard (Detroit Pistons), born in Saginaw, Michigan
  • Martyn LeNoble, Dutch musician, born in Vlaardingen, Netherlands
  • Tim Roberts, American NFL defensive end (NE Patriots), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Vebjørn Selbekk, Norwegian journalist (Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy), born in Trondheim, Norway
1969 Highlights

About April 14, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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