he Stonewall riots (also referred to as the Stonewall uprising or the […]Read More Stonewall Rebellion Early Morning Hours of June 28, 1969
March 17, 1969, Golda Meir becomes the first female prime minister of […]Read More Golda Meir becomes the first female prime minister of Isreal
The novel The Godfather by Mario Puzo is first distributed to booksellers […]Read More The Godfather by Mario Puzo is first distributed to booksellers
March 10, 1969, in Memphis, Tennessee, James Earl Ray pleads guilty to […]Read More 3/10/69 James Earl Ray pleads guilty to assassinating Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
March 3, 1969, in a Los Angeles court, Sirhan Sirhan admits that […]Read More Sirhan Sirhan Admits to Shooting Robert F. Kennedy
In Toulouse, France the first Concorde test flight is conducted. The design […]Read More The 1st Concorde Test Flight
Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District: The Supreme Court of […]Read More SCOTUS rules 1st Amendment Applies to public schools
February 13, 1969, Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) terrorists bomb the […]Read More Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) terrorists bomb the Montreal Stock Exchange.
February 9, 1969, the Boeing 747 “jumbo jet” is flown for the […]Read More “Jumbo Jet” is flown for the first time
Turn-On is an American sketch comedy series that aired on ABC in […]Read More Only TV show canceled midway through its first episode
February 4, 1969, Cairo, Yasser Arafat is elected Palestine Liberation Organization leader […]Read More Yasser Arafat
January 30 – The Beatles give their last public performance, of several […]Read More Last Public Performance for the Beatles
January 28 – 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill: A blowout on Union […]Read More Santa Barbara CA Oil Spill – Inspires ‘Earth Day’
On 27 January 1969, Fourteen men, 9 of them Jews, are executed […]Read More Iraqi authorities hanged 14 alleged spies in a public execution in Baghdad
January 20, 1969 Richard Nixon is sworn in as the 37th President […]Read More January 20 – Richard Nixon is sworn in as the 37th President of the United States.
Super Bowl III was the third AFL–NFL Championship Game in professional American […]Read More First to Officially Employ the Trademark Name ‘Super Bowl’ III
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. […]Read More January 12 – The First Led Zeppelin album is released in the USA
Easy Rider is a 1969 American independent road drama film written by […]Read More Easy Rider (starring Peter Fonda) is the forerunner of a new wave of youth-oriented movies.
Album: The Age of Aquarius Artist: The 5th Dimension Release year: 1969 […]Read More 5th Dimension Release Aquarius
Simply beautiful, the English actress Winifred Jacqueline Fraser Bisset during the early […]Read More Jacqueline Bisset in 1969
The Occupation of Alcatraz (November 20, 1969, to June 11, 1971) was […]Read More Nov 20 A group of 80 American Indian college students occupy Alcatraz Island in the name of all tribes.
Timothy Leary — the high priest of the 1960s movement to create […]Read More Dec 26 Timothy Leary is sentenced to 10 years in prison for possession of marijuana
The Altamont Speedway Free Festival was a counterculture rock concert held on […]Read More Dec 6 Woodstock of the West, just east of Oakland and Berkeley hire the Hell’s Angels Gang for security that brutally beat fans, killing one.
Woodstock was a music festival held between August 15–18, 1969, which attracted […]Read More Aug 15 thru 18 Began as a profit venture becomes a free concert, to be known as Woodstock, in upstate New York
Aug 8 Charles Manson wants to bring about a race war by […]Read More Charles Manson Gang Kills 9 Fully Defenseless People – That Include Pregnant Sharon Tate and the LaBianca’s
A Moon landing is the arrival of a spacecraft on the surface […]Read More Jul 20 Mankind, represented by astronaut Neil Armstrong, steps onto the moon.
The Chappaquiddick incident was a single-vehicle car accident that occurred on Chappaquiddick […]Read More Jul 18 Senator Edward Kennedy drives off a bridge and passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne, drowns
People’s Park in Berkeley, California is a park located off Telegraph Avenue, […]Read More James Rector, a student who died from shotgun wounds inflicted by the police on May 15, 1969
Apr 9 At Harvard University, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) occupy […]Read More Apr 9 At Harvard University, Students are Abused by Police for Occupying University Hall
On this day, April 4, in 1969, the world’s first artificial heart […]Read More Apr 4 The first artificial heart is implanted into a human
On this day in 1969, Dwight D. Eisenhower, the nation’s 34th president, […]Read More Mar 28 Former President Eisenhower dies of heart failure
The FBI is targeting the Black Panther Party in its program of […]Read More COINTELPRO – FBI Targets the Black Panther Party
John Lennon and Yoko Ono are possibly one of the most famous […]Read More Mar 20 John Lennon, Beatle, marries Yoko Ono, artist
Feb 5, 1969, turmoil has increased as off-campus anarchists have attacked a […]Read More A State of Extreme Emergency on Berkeley campus
Jan 29, 1969, near Santa Barbara California, an offshore oil well begins […]Read More Santa Barbara California Oil Spill
Jan 27, 1969, in Baghdad, nine Jews are executed for spying. Baghdad […]Read More Jews are executed for spying
Jan 25 In Paris, peace talks resume, attended by representatives from the […]Read More Paris Peace Talks – Resume
Jan 18 -19 Yippies and others hold a counter-inaugural parade, and at […]Read More Yippies Hold a Counter-Presidential Inaugural Parade