What Happened on February 26, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon Wilson, American baseball infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Gaborone, Botswana
  • Hitoshi Sakimoto, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo, Japan

Wang DanWang Dan (54 years old)

Chinese dissident and one of the student leaders of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, born in Beijing, China

Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Jaspers, German psychiatrist and philosopher, dies at 86
  • Levi Eshkol [Sjkolnik], Israeli Prime Minister (1963-69), dies in office of a heart attack at 73
1969 Highlights

About February 26, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everyday People - Sly & The Family Stone
  • UK #1 Song: Where Do You Go To My Lovely - Peter Sarstedt