On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1969

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 [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? 51 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer