What Happened on October 6, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • MLB American League Championship: Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins, 3 games to 0
  • MLB National League Championship: New York Mets sweep Atlanta Braves, 3 games to 0
  • WMPB TV channel 67 in Baltimore, MD (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Byron Black, Zimbabwe, tennis star
  • Jeff Lay, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Martha Richards, Hudson WI, LPGA golfer (1995 Safeco Classic-21st)
  • Robert Person, pitcher (NY Mets), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Troy Shaw, English snooker player

Famous Deaths

Person of interestWalter Hagen

Walter Hagen, US PGA golfer (won 11 majors, US Open 1914, 19), dies at 76

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen