On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Fig Leaves Are Falling" closes at Broadhurst NYC after 4 performances
  • A People's Democracy march between Belfast and Derry is repeatedly attacked by loyalists and off-duty police officers
  • France begins arms embargo against Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • Corie Blount, NBA forward (LA Lakers), born in Monrovia, California
  • Kees van Wonderen, Dutch soccer player (NEC/NAC)
  • Lindsay Kennedy, American actor (Jeb-Little House on the Prairie), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Daisy and Violet Hilton, British conjoined twins (b. 1908)
  • Montague Fawcett Phillips, British composer, dies at 83
  • Paul Chambers, American jazz bassist, dies at 33