On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Massive anti-Vietnam War demonstrations occur in many U.S. cities

Famous Deaths

  • Ain-Ervin Mere, Estonian Nazi (b. 1903)
  • Gabriel M-E-R Chevallier, French author (La Peur), dies at 73
  • RĂ³mulo Gallegos, 48th President of Venezuela (1948), dies at 84
  • Shelby Storck, American television producer, dies at 52