On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Frente Obrero wins Dutch Antilles national elections

Famous Birthdays

  • Dweezil Zappa, American rock guitarist and son of Frank Zappa, born in Hollywood, California
  • Leonardo Araujo, Brazilian footballer, born in NiterĂ³i, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer, born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Henk Bijvanck, Dutch composer, dies at 59
  • Josh White, American blues, folk and gospel musician, dies at 55
  • Mitchell Ayres, orchestra leader (Hollywood Palace), dies at 58