On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • J Bock and S Harnicks musical "Rothschilds" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 505 performances
  • Oakland Darryle Lamonica passes for 6 touchdowns vs Buffalo (50-21)
  • Scottish Matra-Ford driver Jackie Stewart finishes 4th in season ending Mexican Grand Prix to win his first F1 World Drivers Championship by 26 points from Jacky Ickx of Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • DJ Sammy [Samuel Bouriah], Spanish DJ, born in Mallorca
  • Erwin S├ínchez, Bolivian footballer
  • John Edward, American TV Psychic
  • Zdeno Ciger, Martin Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)