What Happened on October 4, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

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 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