On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1969

Historical Events

  • Federal government bans use of cyclamates artificial sweeteners
  • Jefferson Airplane's Paul Kanter arrested for marijuana possession

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Rod Stewart joins Small Faces

Singer Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart
  • Soyuz 8 returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Avent, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Nelson Vivas, Argentine former footballer
1969 Highlights

About October 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra