On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1969

Historical Events

  • Fire in Al-Aksa-mosque in Jerusalem
  • First Gap clothing store opens in Ocean Avenue, San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Andújar Cedeño, Dominican baseball infielder (Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers), born in La Romana, Dominican Republic (d. 2000)
  • Josee Chouinard, Canadian figure skater (Olympic-9th-1994), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nathan Jones, Australian professional wrestler and actor, born in Gold Coast, Australia
1969 Highlights

About August 21, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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