On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1969

Historical Events

  • 1st Elvis convention, 2500 fans attend in Cincinnati
  • NY Mets clinch NL East pennant
  • Ton Duc Thang elected president of North Vietnam
  • Trial of "Chicago 8" (protesters at Dem National Conv) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Greene, Canadian football guard (NFL: Miami Dolphins; 4 x CFL All Star, Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Donald DeGrate, Jr. [DeVante Swing], American music producer, born in Hampton, Virginia
  • Gene Hunt, American R&B musician ("Acid Man"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Goya Toledo, Spanish actress and model (Amores Perros), born in Arrecife, Spain
  • Lisa Matthews, American Playboy model (Apr, 1990, Playmate of the Year 1991), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Megan Ward, American actress (Kimberly Sayers-Dark Skies), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Shawn "Clown" Crahan, American musician (Slipknot), born in Des Moines, Iowa
1969 Highlights

About September 24, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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