What Happened on October 2, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Seattle Pilots' last game in Seattle; crash to 98th season loss, 3-1 to Oakland in front of just 5,473; move to Milwaukee as the Brewers next season
  • US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians

Famous Birthdays

  • Damon Gough, English singer
  • Jun Akiyama, Japanese professional wrestler
  • Marcus Robertson, NFL safety/cornerback (Houston/Tenn Oilers)
  • Matthew Walbeck, catcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Sacramento, California
  • Mitch English, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Katharine Susannah Prichard, Australian novelist (Black Opal), dies at 85