On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1969

Historical Events

  • WJMN TV channel 3 in Escanaba, MI (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Javier Álvarez, Spanish singer-songwriter, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Malia Hosaka, Hawaiian professional wrestler, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Maria Whittaker, English model, born in Hounslow, United Kingdom
  • Martin Haywood, Australian cricketer (NSW opening batsman), born in Tamworth, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (b. 1888)
1969 Highlights

About October 7, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra