Historical events in June 1969. Learn about 66 famous, scandalous and important events that happened in Jun 1969 or search by date or keyword.
Historical Events for June, 1969 3rd» Melbourne–Evans collision: off the coast of South Vietnam, the Australian aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne R21 6 cuts the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Frank E. Evans DD-754 6 in half. 5th» The 1969 International Meeting of Communist and Workers Parties or International communist conference begins in Moscow.
June 3, 1969 (Tuesday) Seventy-four U.S. Navy men were killed when their destroyer, the USS Frank E. Evans, was accidentally rammed and sliced in two by the Australian aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne.
What happened on June 22, 1969. Browse historical events, famous birthdays and notable deaths from Jun 22, 1969 or search by date, day or keyword.
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 23, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Martin Klebba and Elbert Ellis.
Summer of 1969 Events Apollo 11 Moon Landings. On July 20th, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon, one of the most historic cultural events in 1969. Apollo 11 landed with Armstrong and Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin. It was the fifth mission by NASA’s Apollo program.
Naylor was founded in 1969 in Winnipeg, Canada, and while we like to think that event constitutes important world history, there were a lot of other notable events happening around the world. Here’s a glimpse into what life was like in 1969.
1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1969th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 969th year of the 2nd millennium, the 69th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1960s decade.
June 11 – John L. Lewis, President of the United Mine Workers of America from 1920 to 1960 (b. 1889) June 18 – Edgar Anderson, botanist (b. 1897) June 19 – Natalie Talmadge, silent film actress (b. 1898) June 22 – Judy Garland, film actress and singer (b. 1922) June 24 – Willy Ley, scientific popularizer (b. 1906 in Germany) June 28
14 June – The black horse Burmese, ridden by the Queen, made her first appearance at Trooping the Colour; she would continue in this role until 1986. 21 June – The showing of television documentary The Royal Family , attracted more than 30,600,000 viewers; which was more than half of the entire population of the United Kingdom at the time ...