On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1969

Historical Events

  • Charles Gordone's "No Place to be Somebody" premieres in NYC
  • Stanley Cup Final, St. Louis Arena, St. Louis, MO: John Ferguson scores the winner as Montreal Canadiens edge St Louis Blues, 2-1 for a 4 game series sweep

Famous Birthdays

  • Micah Aivazoff, Armenian-descent Canadian ice hockey player, born in Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
  • Ryan Shamrock, American professional wrestling valet, born in Houston, Texas

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Dustin Hoffman (31) weds actress Anne Byrne (25)


Famous Deaths

  • Osbert Sitwell, English writer (Out of the Flame), dies at 76
1969 Highlights

About May 4, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus