On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1969

Historical Events

  • US Supreme Court rules suspension of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr from House of Representatives violated Article I of the Constitution by citing reasons beyond the exclusive list of qualifications in the article [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Young, American MLB infielder, 1992-2003 (Pittsburgh Pirates; Kansas City Royals), born in Alpena, Michigan
  • L B Stephens, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Mark Crossley, Welsh footballer
  • MC Ren [Lorenzo Jerald Patterson], American rapper, born in Compton, California

Famous Deaths

  • Harold RLG 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, British field marshal, dies at 78
  • Jan Hanlo, Dutch poet (Oote oote boe), dies at 57
  • Karl Hubert Rudolf Schiske, composer, dies at 53
1969 Highlights

About June 16, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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