On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1969

Historical Events

  • Barbara Jo Rubin becomes first female jockey to win at Aqueduct Racetrack, NYC aboard 2-year-old bay Bravy Galaxy at 13 to 1
  • West Indies cricket batsman Seymour Nurse scores career high 258 in his last Test innings in 3rd Test win over NZ at Christchurch

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Biekert, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
  • Larry Johnson, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets, NY Knicks)
  • Laura Leighton, actress (Sydney-Melrose Place, Other Woman)
  • Ty[rel] Bennion, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Seattle, Washington

Famous Deaths

  • Ben Shahn, Lithuanian-American painter (1964 Arts & Letters), dies at 70
1969 Highlights

About March 14, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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