On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1969

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


Person of interestDave Grohl

Dave Grohl, American drummer, singer-songwriter (Nirvana, Foo Fighters), born in Warren, Ohio

Singer-Songwriter and Musician Dave Grohl
Singer-Songwriter and Musician
Dave Grohl

Person of interestJason Bateman

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

  • Martin Bicknell, English cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 14 wickets; 7 ODIs, 13 wickets; Surrey), born in Guildford, England
  • Rico Louis Smith Jr., American football player (wide receiver for Cleveland Browns, 1992-95), born in Compton, California
1969 Highlights

About January 14, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn