On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 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

Famous Deaths

  • Deli Floyd, writer, dies