On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 5 lands

Famous Birthdays

  • Lukas Moodysson, Swedish film writer and director
  • Naveen Andrews, British actor
  • TiĆ«sto [Tijs Michiel Verwest], Dutch DJ and record producer considered the "Godfather of EDM", born in Breda, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Grazyna Bacewicz, composer, dies at 59