On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1969

Historical Events

  • Expanded 4 party Vietnam peace talks began in Paris
  • United Airlines Flight 266 crashes into Santa Monica Bay, killing all 38 people on-board

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Bautista, American professional wrestler, born in Washington, D. C.
  • Jesse L. Martin, American actor and singer (Rent, The Flash), born in Rocky Mount, Virginia
  • Larry Webster, American football defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens), born in Elkton, Maryland
  • Marvin Pope, American CFL defensive end (Calgary Stampeders), born in Gainesville, Florida

Famous Weddings

Audrey Hepburn

Actress Audrey Hepburn (39) marries 2nd husband Italian psychiatrist Andrea Dotti; divorce in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Freyer, German sociologist and philosopher, dies at 81
1969 Highlights

About January 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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