On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1969

Historical Events

  • WHMA (now WJSU) TV channel 40 in Anniston, AL (CBS) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Sweeney, American MLB first baseman (St Louis Cardinals), born in Framingham, Massachusetts
  • Mike Pritchard, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks), born in Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina

Famous Weddings

  • American outlaw country singer-songwriter Waylon Jennings (32) weds American singer Jessi Colter (26) in Phoenix, Arizona
1969 Highlights

About October 26, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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