On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1969

Historical Events

  • Civil unrest in Rosario, Argentina, aka Rosariazo, following the death of a 15-year-old student.

MurderMurder of Interest

Robert F. Kennedy's murderer Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death, later commuted to life imprisonment

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
  • Slovan Bratislava of Czechoslovakia win 9th European Cup Winner's Cup against FC Barcelona of Spain 3-2 in Basel

Famous Birthdays

  • Masayo Kurata, Japanese voice actress
  • Pierluigi Brivio, Italian footballer, born in Milan, Italy
  • Reid Simpson, Canadian NHL left wing (NJ Devils), born in Flin Flon, Canada
1969 Highlights

About May 21, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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