On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1969

Historical Events

  • Concorde 001 test flight breaks sound barrier
  • Guernsey & Jersey begin issuing their own postage stamps
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Agustin Vasquez-Mendoza, Mexican murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
  • Ori Kaplan, Israeli jazz saxophonist (Bakan Beat box), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Zach Galifianakis, American actor (The Hangover, Birdman), born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina
1969 Highlights

About October 1, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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