On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aretha Franklin arrested for disturbing the peace in Detroit

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin
  • USSR launches Sputnik 50 & Molniya 1-12 communications satellite

Famous Birthdays

  • Despina Vandi, Greek singer

Famous Deaths

  • Hammy Love, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, played for Australia), dies