On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1969

Historical Events

  • KMST TV channel 46 in Monterey-Salinas, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Stan Coveleski & Waite Hoyt are voted into baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Ijaz Ahmed Jr, cricketer (one Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka 1995)
  • Jeff Christy, corner (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Jody Hull, Cambridge, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
  • Valeri Karpin, Russian footballer

Famous Deaths

Boris Karloff

Boris Karloff [William H. Pratt], English actor (The Mummy, Frankenstein), dies of pneumonia at 81

  • Giovanni Martinelli, Italian operatic spinto tenor singer (New York Metropolitan Opera, 1913-45), dies at 83
1969 Highlights

About February 2, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius