On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1969

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joe Namath resigns from NFL after Pete Rozelle, football commissioner, said he must sell his stake in a bar

NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle
NFL Commissioner
Pete Rozelle

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Lee Mitchell, Miles Mi, heavy metal artist (Southgang)
  • Mike Croel, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
  • Sunil Joshi, Indian cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996-2001), born in Gadag, Karnataka, India

Famous Deaths

Person of interestMiles Dempsey

Miles Dempsey, British WWII general (XIII Corps, Second Army), dies of cancer at 72

British WWII General Miles Dempsey
British WWII General
Miles Dempsey

1969 Highlights

About June 6, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini