What Happened on October 4, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Baseball's 1st divisional playoff games, Mets beat Braves 9-5 & Orioles beat Twins 4-3 in 12 innings
  • Last wooden passenger subway cars retired at Brooklyn Myrtle Beach
  • UN starts issuing postage stamps at Geneva headquarters

Famous Birthdays

  • Lucas Parsons, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Natalino Otto, Italian singer (b. 1912)
  • Vibart Wight, cricketer (member of WI 1st Test touring 1928), dies