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
  • 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, American golfer (11 PGA Tour major wins), dies of throat cancer at 76

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen