On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

After 9,015 at bats Hank Aaron is lifted for a pinch hitter, Mike Lum, who doubled in a 15-3 victory over NY Mets

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Civil unrest in Rosario, Argentina, aka Rosariazo, following the death of a 15-year-old student.
  • Robert F. Kennedy's murderer Sirhan Sirhan sentenced to death: later commuted to life imprisonmnet
  • 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
  • Reid Simpson, Flin Flon, NHL left wing (NJ Devils)