On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Scottish Matra-Ford driver Jackie Stewart wins the Italian Grand Prix at Monza to clinch his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship; his 6th F1 win of the season

Famous Birthdays

  • Angie Everhart, American model and actress (Jade, Last Action Hero), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Darren Bragg, American outfielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Diane Farr, American actress (Numb3rs), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Jimmy Urine, American singer (Mindless Self Indulgence), born in NYC, New York
  • Rudy Galindo, American figure skater, born in San Jose, California

Famous Deaths

  • Everett McKinley Dirksen, (Sen-R), dies at 73