On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1969

Historical Events

  • Andes Pact signed in Peru

Historic Event

Ian Paisley and Ronald Bunting, loyalists in Northern Ireland are jailed for organising an illegal counter demonstration in Armagh on 30 November 1968

Music History

John Lennon and Yoko Ono stage their 1st bed-in for peace (Amsterdam)

  • Pakistan General Agha Mohammed Jagja Khan succeeds Ayub Chan as president

Famous Birthdays

  • Cathy Dennis, English singer, songwriter, and actress
  • Dale Davis, NBA forward (Indiana Pacers)
  • Dan Wilson, MLB catcher, 1992-2005 (Seattle Mariners: Cincinnati Reds), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Guy Newman, Australian water polo goalie (Olympics 1996)
  • Scott Sanders, Hannibal MO, pitcher (San Diego Padres)

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Mowbray, British actor (Dante, Colonel Flack), dies at 72
  • Billy Cotton, British bandleader and entertainer, dies at 69
  • Max Eastman, American critic/essayist (Love and Revolution), dies at 86
  • Norman Gallichan, cricketer (one Test for NZ, 30 & 2, 3-113), dies
1969 Highlights

About March 25, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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