On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1969

Historical Events

  • Eastside race riot in Jacksonville, Florida

Music releaseMusic Single

George Harrison's "Something" is released by the Beatles as a single in UK, his first "A" side

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

Famous Birthdays

  • Damon Mashore, MLB outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Henry John Mills, American NFL tight end (Houston Oilers), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Lee Woodall, American NFL linebacker (SF 49ers), born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Pfister, Swiss composer, dies at 55
1969 Highlights

About October 31, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio