On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1969

Historical Events

  • Isolation of a single gene announced by scientists at Harvard University

Famous Birthdays

  • Byron Houston, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • John Parrella, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • Katrin Krabbe, Neubrandenburg German DR, 100m/200m (World Champ 1991)
  • Marjane Satrapi, Iranian graphic novelist

Famous Deaths

  • Acario Cotapos, Chilean composer, dies at 80
1969 Highlights

About November 22, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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