On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1969

Historical Events

  • 1968 Mỹ Lai massacre of between 347 and 504 unarmed South Vietnamese civilians by US soldiers is first reported
  • US President Nixon becomes first president to attend a season NFL game while in office: the Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins 41-28

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Abrams, American singer (Color Me Badd-I Want to Sex You Up), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Mike Devlin, NFL guard/center (Buffalo Bills, Cardinals)
  • Thomas Ingalsbe, 238+ lbs (108+ kg) US weightlifter (Olympics 1996)
1969 Highlights

About November 16, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio