On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1969

Historical Events

Music History

Bob Dylan makes surprise appearance at his 10th high school reunion, in Hibbing, Minnesota

Historic Event

US President Richard Nixon visits Romania

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
1969 Highlights

About August 2, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo