On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Devon McDonald, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Ricardo McDonald, NFL linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Roxana Zal, American actress, born in Malibu, California

Famous Deaths

  • Dave O'Brien [Fronabarger], American actor and writer (Reefer Madness, Kiss Me Kate, 1st Aid), dies from a heart attack at 57
  • Kam Tong, Chinese American actor (Have Gun Will Travel, Across the Pacific, Flower Drum Song), dies at 62
  • Vesto Slipher, American Astronomer who provided the first evidence to support the expanding-universe theory