On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1969

Historical Events

  • Don Drysdale retires because of damage to his right shoulder
  • Pittsburgh Steelers beat NY Giants 17-13 in Montreal (NFL expo)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Jensen, Scottish actress (Extras, After Life), born in Annan, Scotland
  • Eddie Garcia, LA, actor/musician (Guys Next Door-I Was Made For You)
  • Jonah Matranga, American singer
  • Wilfried Elzinga, soccer player (FC Twente)
1969 Highlights

About August 11, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo