On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1969

Historical Events

  • Boston Bruins scores a NHL record 8 goals in 1 period
  • Peter Stone & Sherman Edward's "1776" premieres at 46th St Theater NYC for 1217 performances
  • Viasa DC-9 crashes at Maracaibo's Grano de Oro airport, killing 155

Famous Birthdays

  • Ottis Gibson, cricketer (Barbados fast bowler, WI 1995)
  • Pat Harlow, NFL tackle (NE Patriots, Oakland Raiders)
  • Steve Israel, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers, New England Patriots)
1969 Highlights

About March 16, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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