Historical Events on July 4, 1969

About Jul 4, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 4 months and 10 days

Historical Events

  • "Give Peace a Chance" by Plastic Ono Band is released in UK

Event of interestEvent of Interest

140,000 attend Atlanta Pop Festival featuring Led Zep and Janis Joplin

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Singer-Songwriter
Janis Joplin
  • The Ohio Fireworks Derecho kills 18 Ohioans and destroys over 100 boats on Lake Erie.
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Home favourite Ann Jones upsets 3-time defending champion Billie Jean King 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King