On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1969

Historical Events


Music awardsMusic Awards

4th Academy of Country Music Awards: Glen Campbell and Cathie Taylor win

Country Singer Glen Campbell
Country Singer
Glen Campbell

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • King Crismson with Greg Lake & Ian McDonald debuts

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill resigns and is replaced later by James Chichester-Clark.

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill
Northern Ireland Prime Minister
Terence O'Neill

Famous Birthdays

  • Merlelynn Lange-Harris, basketball center (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Röntgen, Dutch composer, dies at 70
1969 Highlights

About April 28, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus