On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1969

Historical Events

Historic Event

Investiture of Prince Charles as the Prince of Wales is watched by large crowds in Caernarfon, Wales and by millions on television

Music History

John Lennon and Yoko Ono are admitted to hospital after he crashes his car near Durness in the Scottish Highlands

  • Shelby Singleton buys Sun Records from Sam Phillips

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Brown, American NFL running back and coach (Houston Oilers), born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
1969 Highlights

About July 1, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer