On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Boehringer, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jeff Abercrombie, American bassist, born in Kenton, Tennessee
  • Maria Salgueiro, Portuguese folk and world music singer, and songwriter (Madredeus, 1987-2007), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Teresa Salguerio, Portuguese singer (Madredeus), born in Lisbon, Portugal

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Hill, British athlete (b. 1889)
1969 Highlights

About January 8, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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