What Happened on August 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mick Jagger accidentally shot while filming "Ned Kelly"

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger

Music concertWoodstock Music and Art Fair

Woodstock Music & Art Fair closes with Jimi Hendrix / Band of Gypsys as the final act

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Slater, actor (Robin Hood, Untamed Heart, Heathers)
  • Edward Norton, American actor (American History X), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Everlast, American musician
  • Isaac Austin, NBA center (Miami Heat)
  • Masta Killa, American rapper

Famous Deaths

  • Laci Boldemann, composer, dies at 48
  • Mildred Davis, actress (Haunted Spooks), dies of coronary at 68
  • Otto Stern, German/US physicist (Nobel 1943), dies at 81