Historical Events on September 9, 1969

About Sep 9, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 1 month and 6 days

Historical Events

  • Allegheny Airlines flight 853 collides with a Piper Cherokee above Indiana, kills all 83 occupants
  • Smallest US Tennis Open single session-131 (men's doubles final only)

Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Rod Laver beats fellow Australian Tony Roche 7-9, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to claim his record second Grand Slam

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche
  • WCVN TV channel 54 in Covington, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting