On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


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Bob Dylan makes surprise appearance at Hibbing HS Minn 10th reunion

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan

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US President Richard Nixon visits Romania

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Cedric Ceballos, American NBA forward (LA Lakers, Phoenix Suns), born in Maui, Hawaii,
  • Erik Meijer, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Uerdingen), born in CuraƧao
  • Fernando Couto, Portuguese footballer, born in Espinho, Portugal
  • Jan Axel Blomberg, Norwegian musician (Dimmu Borgir, Winds, Mayhem), born in Trysil Municipality, Norway
  • Richard Hallebeek, Dutch guitarist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence Dickinson, American composer, dies at 96