On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1969

Historical Events

  • 1st time 7 people in space
  • Billy Martin (97-65) is fired as manager of AL West-winning Twins
  • Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 8 is launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Cady McClain, American actress (Dixie Martin-All My Children), born in Burbank, California
  • Rhonda Mapp, American WNBA center and forward (Charlotte Sting), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Tim Crabtree, American baseball pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Jackson, Michigan
1969 Highlights

About October 13, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra