On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1969

Historical Events

  • Richard M Nixon inaugurated as US president
  • U of Az reports 1st optical id of pulsar (in Crab Nebula)

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Cason, American sprinter, born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Melissa Rivers, American TV hostess (MTV, CBS Morning News), born in NYC, New York
  • Nicky Wire [Jones], Welsh rock bassist and lyricist (Manic Street Preachers), born in Llanbadoc, Monmouthshire, Wales
  • Patrick K. Kroupa, American hacker & activist, born in Los Angeles, California
1969 Highlights

About January 20, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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