On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Pirate Radio Station Free Derby begins operation by Northern Ireland
  • Sweden is the 1st Western country to recognize North Vietnam
  • USSR's Venera 6 launched for parachute landing on Venus

Famous Birthdays

  • Juanita Clayton, Manitou Manitoba, softball catcher (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • John Brownlee, Australian tenor (b. 1900)