April 24, 1969 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Car firm British Leyland launch the Austin Maxi in Oporto Portugal
  • Lebanese army in battle with Palestinians
  • Loyalist members of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) and the Ulster Protestant Volunteers (UPV) explode a bomb at a water pipeline between Lough Neagh and Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Marshall Lin Biao named Mao's designated successor as the sole Vice Chairman of the Communist Party of China
  • US B-52's drop 3,000 ton bombs at Cambodian boundary