On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1969

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Alexander Dubček forced to resign as first secretary of Czechoslovakia's Communist Party

Leader of Czechoslovakia Alexander Dubček
Leader of Czechoslovakia
Alexander Dubček
  • Mont Expos Bill Stoneman no-hits Phillies, 7-0
  • People's Democracy activist Bernadette Devlin becomes the youngest woman Member of Parliament ever elected to Westminster at 21 years old

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sirhan Sirhan is convicted of assassinating US Senator Robert F. Kennedy

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
  • The Band (formerly The Hawks), perform their 1st concert
1969 Highlights

About April 17, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries