On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1969

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Willie McCovey
Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Willie McCovey
  • 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

Famous Deaths

  • Deli Floyd, writer, dies
1969 Highlights

About July 23, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo