On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1969

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cub Ken Holtzman no-hits Atlanta Braves, 3-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Clay Walker, American country singer ("Dreaming With My Eyes Open"), born in Vidor, Texas
  • Emigdio Preciado, Hispanic fugitive on FBI's Most Wanted list
  • Kazuyoshi Tatsunami, Japanese baseball player
  • Kirk Herbstreit, American football analyst (College GameDay)

Person of interestMatthew Perry

Matthew Perry, Canadian-American actor (Chandler Bing on Friends), born in Williamstown, Massachusetts

  • Nate Dogg [Nathaniel Dwayne Hale], American rapper ("Regulate"), born in Clarksdale, Mississippi (d. 2011)
  • Patrick Van Horn, American actor
1969 Highlights

About August 19, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo