On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1969

Historical Events

  • Abortion & contraception legalized in Canada
  • Last Chevrolet Corvair built

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestCate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett, Australian actress (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Lord of the Rings), born in Melbourne, Victoria

  • Danny Wood, American musician (New Kids), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Enid Bennett, silent film actress (Skippy, Hairpins), dies at 75
  • Frederick Lane, Australian swimmer (b. 1888)
1969 Highlights

About May 14, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus