On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1969

Historical Events

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

"Sesame Street" premieres on PBS TV

Muppeteer and Filmmaker Jim Henson
Muppeteer and Filmmaker
Jim Henson

Famous Birthdays

  • Arjan van der Laan, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Nieuwkoop, Netherlands
  • Dan Farthing, CFL slot back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Ed Ward, Canadian NHL right wing (Calgary Flames), born in Edmonton, Alberta

Person of interestEllen Pompeo

Ellen Pompeo, American actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in Everett, Massachusetts

Actress Ellen Pompeo
Ellen Pompeo
  • Faustino Asprilla, Colombian footballer, born in Tuluá, Colombia
  • Jens Lehmann, German football goalkeeper, born in Essen, West Germany
  • Rod Milstead, American NFL guard (Super Bowl 1994, SF 49ers; coach Delaware State), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Tadeusz Peiper, Polish poet, dies at 78
1969 Highlights

About November 10, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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