On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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