On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1969

Historical Events

  • -28] Rome: 2nd bishop synod

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Blues artist Muddy Waters involved in a car crash that kills 3

Blues Musician Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Muddy Waters
  • Soyuz 6 launched; Soyuz 7 & 8 follow in next 2 days
  • Three people shot dead during street violence in the loyalist Shankill area of Belfast

Famous Birthdays

  • Cal Dixon, American NFL center and guard (NY Jets), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, youngest son of Queen Beatrix and Claus von Amsberg, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Ty Murray, American rodeo cowboy (5-time all-around world champion), born in Phoenix, Arizona
1969 Highlights

About October 11, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra