On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

19th NBA All-Star Game, Baltimore Civic Centre: East beats West, 123-112; MVP: Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati Royals, PG

NBA Player Oscar Robertson
NBA Player
Oscar Robertson
  • 25 members of US aircraft carrier Enterprise die during maneuvers
  • Matt Busby retires from Manchester United
  • Soyuz 4 launched; rendezvous with Soyuz 5 two days later

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Grohl, American drummer (Nirvana, Foo Fighters), born in Warren, Ohio

Person of interestJason Bateman

Jason Bateman, American actor (Arrested Development, Ozark), born in Rye, New York

  • Martin Bicknell, American cricketer (England pace bowler 1993), born in Guildford, California
  • Rico Smith, American NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns), born in Compton, California