On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Marcus Welby MD, a TV movie is shown on ABC-TV
  • Nuclear reactor Dodewaard Neth goes into use
  • Soviet weather satellite Meteor 1 launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Luke Richardson, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Vikram Rathour, cricketer (Indian Test opening batsman 1996-)

Famous Deaths

  • G√ľnther Weisenborn, German writer and German Resistance fighter, dies at 66