On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

41-year old Detroit center Gordie Howe picks up his 19th and final NHL hat trick as the Red Wings beat Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-3; Howe is the oldest player to score an NHL hat-trick

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • Quarterbacks Billy Kilmer of New Orleans and St Louis' Charlie Johnson each pass for 6 touchdowns for combined NFL record of 12 passing TDs in a game; Saints beat Cardinals, 51-42 at Busch Memorial Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Reginald Arvizu, American bassist (KoЯn), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Marion Lloyd Vince, fencer (National champ 1928, 31), dies at 63