On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1969

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Nancy Kerrigan

Nancy Kerrigan, American figure skater (Olympic bronze 1992, silver 1994; World C'ship bronze 1991, silver 1992; victim of infamous assault), born in Stoneham, Massachusetts

  • 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? 52 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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