On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1969

Historical Events

  • Dodgers' Bill Singer is credited with 1st official save, against Reds
  • Supreme Court strikes down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material

Sports History

Ted Williams begins managing Washington Senators, they lose to Yanks 8-4

  • The Internet's symbolic birth date: publication of RFC 1

Famous Birthdays

  • Clark Sheehan, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jeremy Lincoln, NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Peggy Clasen, speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Ricky Bones, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers, NY Yanks), born in Salinas, Puerto Rico
  • Ricky Watters, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles)
1969 Highlights

About April 7, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 1 month and 15 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: I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye