On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1969

Historical Events

Sports History

40th MLB All Star Game, RFK Memorial Stadium, Washington, D.C.: NL beats AL, 9-3; MVP: Willie McCovey, SF Giants, 1B

  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Cassels, Canadian NHL center (Hartford Whalers), born in Bramalea, Ontario, Canada
  • Dmitri Khristich, Ukrainian NHL left wing (LA Kings), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Fernanda Ribeiro, Portuguese 10k runner (Olympic gold 1996), born in Penafiel, Portugal
  • Raphael Warnock, American pastor and politician, born in Savannah, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Dell Floyd, American editor, author and playwright (Little Accident), dies at 82
1969 Highlights

About July 23, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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