On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1969

Historical Events

  • Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to John Tinbergen

Historic Event

Ralph Nader sets up a consumer organization known as Nader's Raiders

  • St Vincent & Grenadines gains associated status with Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Foster, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • John Kasay, NFL kicker (Carolina Panthers), born in Athens, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Jaime Pahissa, composer, dies at 89
1969 Highlights

About October 27, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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