On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1969

Historical Events

  • British liner Queen Elizabeth II leaves Southampton on maiden voyage to NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Lara, West Indian Cricket Batsman and captain (131 Tests; WR Test score 400no 2004; 11,953 runs @ 52.88; 34 x 100; 299 ODIs), born in Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Glen Young, American NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers), born in Scarborough, Ontario

Famous Deaths

1969 Highlights

About May 2, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus