On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1969

Historical Events

Music History

Aretha Franklin arrested for disturbing the peace in Detroit

  • USSR launches Sputnik 50 & Molniya 1-12 communications satellite

Famous Birthdays

  • Despina Vandi [Malea], Greek pop singer ("Ipofero"), born in Tübingen, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Hammy Love, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, played for Australia), dies
1969 Highlights

About July 22, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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