What Happened on February 1, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood
  • WPGH TV channel 53 in Pittsburgh, PA (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Breitbart, conservative blogger and publisher, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Brian Krause, American actor (Charmed), born in El Toro, California
  • Bryan Jacob, Palatka Fla, 59 kg (130 lbs) weightlifter (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • Gabriel Batistuta, Argentine footballer
  • John Moore, Australian baseball catcher (Olympics 1996)
  • Joshua Redman, American musician
  • Patrick Wilson, American musician (Drummer for Weezer)