On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1969

Historical Events

  • Last wooden passenger subway cars retired at Brooklyn Myrtle Beach
  • MLB holds first league championship games; National League Championship Series: New York Mets beat Atlanta Braves, 9-5; Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins, 4-3 in American League Championship Series
  • UN starts issuing postage stamps at Geneva headquarters

Famous Deaths

  • Natalino Otto, Italian singer (b. 1912)
  • Vibart Wight, West Indian cricket batsman (2 Tests; v/c WI first touring team v England 1928), dies at 67
1969 Highlights

About October 4, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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