What Happened on September 2, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Ralph Houk signs 3-year contract to manage New York Yankees at $65,000 a season, then the biggest salary in MLB
  • The first automatic teller machine in the United States is installed in Rockville Center, New York.

Famous Birthdays

  • Cedric "K-Ci" Hailey, American singer
  • Chris Kuzneski, American bestselling author
  • Mark Brettschneider, actor (Jason-One Life to Live), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Russell Freeman, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • Shani Waugh, Bunbury Aust, LPGA golfer (Aust sub-jr champ-1986, 87)
  • Stephen Peall, Zimbabwean cricketer

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Williams Millard, producer, dies of cancer at 41