On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1969

Historical Events

  • IBM CICS is made generally available for the 360 mainframe computer
  • US troop withdrawal begins in Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Ayala, Oxnard CA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Dana Hall, NFL safety (Cleveland Browns)
  • Ernie Young, outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Lori Hallier, Victoria BC Canada, actress (Shannon-Santa Barbara)
  • Sugizo [Yasuhiro Sugihara], Japanese guitarist and singer, born in Hadano, Kanagawa

Famous Deaths

  • Charmian Clift, Australian writer and essayist, dies at 45
1969 Highlights

About July 8, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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