Historical Events on January 1, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 35th Orange Bowl: #3 Penn State beats #6 Kansas, 15-14
  • 35th Sugar Bowl: #9 Arkansas beats #4 Georgia, 16-2
  • 55th Rose Bowl: #1 Ohio State beats #2 Southern California, 27-16
  • Jack Kent Cooke, owner of NHL's LA Kings, fines each player $100 for "NOT" arguing with the referee
  • People's Democracy (PD) begin a march from Belfast to Derry, inspired by ML King's Selma to Montgomery march in the US