On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Ireland cricketers dismiss West Indies for just 25 (Dougie Goodwin 5 for 6, Alec O'Riordan 4 for 18) to set up a huge upset in Londonderry
  • Leslie West & Felix Pappalardi form rock group Mountain

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJenni Rivera

Jenni Rivera, Mexican-American singer-songwriter (Jenni, 2008), born in Long Beach, California

Singer Jenni Rivera
Jenni Rivera
  • Matthew Cox, American convicted felon

Famous Deaths

  • Michael DiBiase, wrestler (b. 1923)