On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Eastside race riot in Jacksonville, Florida

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Harrison's "Something" is released in UK

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
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