On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1969

Historical Events

  • Tom Seaver voted NL Cy Young Award
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • US Supreme Court orders end to all school segregation "at once"
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Eleni Menegaki, Greek TV presenter
  • Giorgos Donis, Greek footballer
  • Matthew Whitaker, American lawyer and politician (Acting Attorney General 2018-), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Peter Breen, American dance skater, born in Brockton, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Vic Richardson, cricketer (Aussie capt 1935-36), dies
1969 Highlights

About October 29, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio