On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 70,000 attend Seattle Pop Festival
  • Edward Kennedy pleads guilty to leaving scene of an accident a week after the Chappaquiddick car accident that killed Mary Jo Kopechne

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Wieland, American field hockey goaltender (Olympics 1996), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jon Barry, American NBA guard (LA Lakers, Golden State Warriors), born in Oakland, California
  • Kevin Smith, NFL tight end (Oakland Raiders)
  • Trevor Peres, American metal guitarist (Obituary-The End Complete)

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas Stuart Moore, composer, dies at 75