On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1969

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, Italian tennis player (1995 Futures-Reims-FRA), born in Faenza, Italy
  • Hyde [Hideto Takarai], Japanese singer, born in Wakayama
  • Karen Fonteyne, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Robert Young, American football player (St Louis Rams), born in Jackson, Mississippi
1969 Highlights

About January 29, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius