On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1969

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joe Pepitone quits Yanks after being fined $500 for leaving the bench

MLB First Baseman and Outfielder Joe Pepitone
MLB First Baseman and Outfielder
Joe Pepitone
  • KYUS TV channel 3 in Miles City, MT (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Swail, Northern Irish snooker player, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Me'Shell Ndeg√©ocello [Michelle Johnson], American singer-songwriter (If That's Your Boyfriend...), born in Berlin, Germany
1969 Highlights

About August 29, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo