On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1969

Historical Events

Sports History

1969 NFL Draft: O.J. Simpson from USC first pick by Buffalo Bills

  • 2nd ABA All-Star Game: West 133 beats East 127 at Louisville

Famous Birthdays

  • Giorgio Lamberti, Italian free style swimmer (world record 200m)
  • John Veenhof, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • Kathryn Morris, American actress
  • Linda Sanchez, American politician
  • Mo Rocca, American writer and comedian
1969 Highlights

About January 28, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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