What Happened on February 3, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Canterbury Tales" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 122 performances
  • Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill announces the dissolution of the Stormont parliament and the holding of new elections

Famous Birthdays

  • Casey Weldon, NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Jeff Christy, NFL center (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Joseph [Beau] Biden III, American politician and son of Vice President Joe Biden, born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 2015)
  • Retief Goosen, professional golfer
  • Robert Pack, NBA guard (Washington Bullets, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Terry Bradshaw, American baseball outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)

Famous Deaths

  • Eduardo C Mondlane, president of Mozambique, murdered