Historical Events on October 21, 1969

About Oct 21, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 11 months and 28 days

Historical Events

  • Bloodless coup in Somalia (National Day)

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

German statesman Willy Brandt is elected chancellor of West Germany (1969-1974)

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt
  • Leonard Gersh's "Butterflies are Free" premieres in NYC
  • Maj Gen Mohamed Siad Barre becomes President of Somali