1969

  • Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch
    Rupert Murdouch buys the largest british Sunday newspaper which is the 'News of the world' paper.
  • Peoples democracy march

    Peoples democracy march
    People in Northern Ireland begin a democracy march from Belfast to Derry in support of civil rights.
  • Period: to

    historical dates in 1969.

    List of historical events.
  • Soviet Union launches space craft

    Soviet Union launches space craft
    The Soviet Union launches Venera 5 towards Venus.
  • Venera 6 launch

    Venera 6 launch
    Soviets launch Venera 6 space craft.
  • First space walk ever !

    First space walk  ever !
    First ever space walk by cosmonauts from Soyuz 4 to Soyuz 5.
  • Jan Palach

    Jan Palach
    A student called Jan Palach sets himself on fire in Prague's National Square in response as a protest of Soviet Russia's invasion of Czechoslovakia.
  • Beatles last public performance.

    Beatles last public performance.
    Beatles play their last public performance on the roof of Apple Records but the concert is brokern up by police because of overcrowding.
  • Yasser Arafat becomes PlO leader.

    Yasser Arafat becomes PlO leader.
    Yasser Arafat becomes leader of the PLO (palastine Liberation Organisation).
  • 747 makes maiden flight.

    747 makes maiden flight.
    One of the biggest airplanes in the world the '747' makes its maiden flight.
  • Mariner 6 is launched into space

    Mariner 6 is launched into space
    Mariner 6 Mars probe is launched.
  • Concorde completes testing.

    Concorde completes testing.
    The fastest passenger aircraft, the 'Concorde' makes its final test flight before regular trans-Atlantic flights with that aircraft open up.
  • Soviet and Chinese forces clash.

    Soviet and Chinese forces clash.
    Soviet and Chinese forces clash over a border outpost on the Ussri River.
  • Implantaion of first temporay artifical heart

    Implantaion of first temporay artifical heart
    Dr Denton Cooley implants the first temporary artificial heart.
  • Brisbane Tramways end service.

    Brisbane Tramways end service.
    The Brisbane tramways end service after 84 years of service.
  • Sea of Japan incident

    Sea of Japan incident
    Over the Sea of Japan, 2 North Korean fighters shoot down and unarmed reconnaissance plane of the U.S.A.F resulting in the deaths of all 13 crew on - board.
  • Battle for Hamburger Hill

    Battle for Hamburger Hill
    A serve battle takes place during the Vietnam War called 'The battle for Hamburger Hill.
  • !969 Malaysian Race riots

    !969 Malaysian Race riots
    Race riots occur in Kula Lumpur in Malaysia.
  • First death by HIV/aids

    First death by HIV/aids
    In North America a boy dies from a condition which would then be refined to Hiv/aids.
  • 1969 anti-war protest

    1969 anti-war protest
    US National Guard helicopters spray skin stinging powder on anti-war protesters of the Vietnam War.
  • Song 'Give peace a chance' is recorded

    Song 'Give peace a chance' is recorded
    In Montreal, Canada the song, 'Give peace a chance' is recorded by a Beatle member which is John Lennon.
  • USS Frank E Evans collision with HMAS Melbourne

    USS Frank E Evans collision with HMAS Melbourne
    USS Frank E Evans collides with HMAS Melbourne in the Gulf of Tokin near Vietnam during non-combat operations however the Evans losses 74 sailors and sinks.
  • Nixon agrees to withdraw troops from Vietnam.

    Nixon agrees to withdraw troops from Vietnam.
    President Nixon agrees to withdraw some 25 000 troops out of Vietnam.
  • Gay rights movent in New York.

    Gay rights movent in New York.
    Gay rights movement in New York.
  • First troop withdrawals from Vietnam

    First troop withdrawals from Vietnam
    Very first troop withdrawalss are made from Vietnam.
  • Apollo 11 launch

    Apollo 11 launch
    Apollo 11 takes off for the Moon.
  • Man lands on the Moon.

    Man lands on the Moon.
    Apollo 11 lands on the Moon with Neil Armstrong and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin who become the first people on another planet.
  • Apollo 11 splashdown

    Apollo 11 splashdown
    Apollo 11 returns safely to Earth and America wins the space race.
  • Asian allies of America need to start to protect themselves.

    Asian allies of America need to start to protect themselves.
    President Richard Nixon say's that its Asian allies need to start looking after themselves militariy.
  • Peace negotiations fail between American, French and North Vietnamese leaders

    Peace negotiations fail between American, French and North Vietnamese leaders
    Peace negotiations fail with French, American and North Vietnamese leaders.
  • Dennis Michael Rohan sets on fire a mosque.

    Dennis Michael Rohan sets on fire a mosque.
    Australian Dennis Michael Rohan sets fire to a mosque in Sydney.
  • Libya has new leader.

    Libya has new leader.
    Libya has a coup and the new leader is Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi.
  • First Atm's

    First Atm's
    First atm's in North America.
  • My lai Massacare

    My lai Massacare
    My Lai Massacare during the Vetnam War.
  • Abbey Road released by Beatles.

    Abbey Road released by Beatles.
    The Beatles release another album called 'Abbey Road'.
  • Braddy Bunch premire

    Braddy Bunch premire
    Braddy Bunch premire.
  • Montys pythons flying circus on tv

    Montys pythons flying circus on tv
    Monty Python's flying circuis first airs on BCC One.
  • First message via Aparnet.

    First message via Aparnet.
    First message via Aparanet the forerunner for internet.
  • Apollo 12 launch

    Apollo 12 launch
    Apollo 12 launch.
  • USSR sub collides with USN sub

    USSR sub collides with USN sub
    A USSR sub and an American sub which were both nuclear collide with no loss of life during the tensions of the Cold War.
  • Apollo 12 lands on the Moon

    Apollo 12 lands on the Moon
    Apollo 12 lands on the Moon.
  • Soccer great Pele' scores his 1000th goal

    Soccer great Pele' scores his 1000th goal
    Soccer great Pele' scores his 1000th goal.
  • Apollo 12 splashdown.

    Apollo 12 splashdown.
    Apollo 12 returns safely.
  • First Aparanet link.

    First Aparanet link.
    First Aparanet link, the forerunner for modern day internet.
  • First draft lottery held In america.

    First draft lottery held In america.
    The first draft lottery in America takes place after World War 2.
  • 747 debut with civillians.

    747 debut with civillians.
    One of the biggest aeroplanes the 747 makes its debut with civllians.