On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Tobacco advertising is banned on Canadian radio & TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Ari Sulander, Finnish hockey goaltender (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Erin Hartwell, American time trial cyclist (Olympic bronze/silver-92, 96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Ivar Ballangrud, Norwegian ice skater (3 golds 1936 Winter Olympics), dies at 65