On This Day

Deaths in History in February 1969

  • Feb 3 Eduardo C Mondlane, president of Mozambique, murdered
  • Feb 3 C. N. Annadurai, Indian politician and 1st Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, dies of cancer at 59
  • Feb 14 Vito Genovese, Italian-American crime syndicate boss, dies at 71
  • Feb 18 Dragisa Cvetkovic, Serbian premier of (Yugoslavia 1939-4.), dies at 76
  • Feb 25 Jan Zajic, Czech student, who died setting himself alight to protest the Communist takeover at 18
  • Feb 26 Karl Jaspers, German psychiatrist/philosopher, dies at 86
  • Feb 26 Levi Eshkol [Sjkolnik], Israeli Prime Minister (1963-69), dies in office of a heart attack at 73
  • Feb 27 Marius Barbeau, French Canadian folklorist (b. 1883)