On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jimi Hendrix and Pete Townshend wage a battle of guitars

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • Sheahan & Connolly hang on for exciting draw Australia v West Indies

Famous Birthdays

  • Flora Perfetti, Faenza Italy, tennis star (1995 Futures-Reims-FRA)
  • Hyde [Hideto Takarai], Japanese singer, born in Wakayama
  • Karen Fonteyne, synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Robert Young, NFL player (St Louis Rams)