On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1969

Historical Events

  • 30th Venice Film Festival opens
  • Audrey McElmory (US) wins World Cycling Championships, Brno Czechoslovakia
  • France's Une De Mai wins International Trot at Roosevelt Raceway Czechoslovakia (1st American to win cycling race title since 1912)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeremy Schaap, American sportswriter, born in NYC, New York
  • Keith Tyson, English artist, born in Ulverston, United Kingdom
1969 Highlights

About August 23, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo