On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1969

Historical Events

  • 1st test flight of the supersonic Concorde

Sports History

Boston center Phil Esposito becomes first player in NHL history to record 100 points in a season when he scores 2 3rd-period goals in the Bruins' 4-0 win over the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins

  • Chinese-Russian borders fight (approx 70 die)

Music History

Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 14th Symphony

1969 Highlights

About March 2, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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