On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1969

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
  • 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 major titles, US Open 1914, 19), dies of throat cancer at 76

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1969 Highlights

About October 6, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra