On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Celebration" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 110 performances
  • Orbiting Solar Observatory 5 launched into earth orbit

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Roy Campanella & Stan Musial elected to baseball Hall of Fame

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella
MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith Gordon, American baseball outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Olivia d'Abo, English-American actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy), born London, England
  • Shelley Sandie, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1988, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Vinnie Clark, American NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Cincinnati, Ohio