On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1969

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 Deaths

  • John Brownlee, Australian operatic baritone (Metropolitan Opera, 1937-57) dies at 69
1969 Highlights

About January 10, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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