On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1969

Historical Events

  • Cream releases their last album "Goodbye"

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Kanchelskis, Ukrainian soccer winger (17 caps Soviet Union, 6 caps CIS, 36 caps Russia; Manchester United, Rangers), born in Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine
  • Ariadna Gil, Spanish actress, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Brendan Shanahan, Canadian NHL left wing (Whalers, Red Wings), born in Mimico, Canada
  • Eric Carter, American CFL cornerback (CFL All Star 1995, 98, 2001, 02; Hamilton Tiger-Cats, BC Lions, Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Jesup, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Jaroslav Křička, Czech composer, dies at 86
1969 Highlights

About January 23, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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