What happened this day in history August 9, 1969

What are the important events that happened on August 9, 1969? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 9, 1969: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 9, 1969 is the 221st day of the year 1969 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 144 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 27, 1969 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectaicosahenagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $1,692.90. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rooster is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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August 9, 1969 Historical Events

  • 1969
    Members of a cult led by Charles Manson brutally murder pregnant actress Sharon Tate (wife of Roman Polanski), coffee heiress Abigail Folger, Polish actor Wojciech Frykowski, men’s hairstylist Jay Sebring and recent high-school graduate Steven Parent.

Who were born on August 9, 1969?

  • 1969
    Divine Brown, American sex worker and convicted felon
  • 1969
    Smaragda Karydi, Greek actress
  • 1969
    Troy Percival, American baseball player

Who died on August 9, 1969?

  • 1969
    Abigail Folger, American heiress (murdered) (b. 1943)
  • 1969
    Cecil Frank Powell, British physicist, Nobel Laureate (b. 1903)
  • 1969
    Jay Sebring, American hair stylist (murdered) (b. 1933)
  • 1969
    Sharon Tate, American actress (murdered) (b. 1943)
  • 1969
    Steven Parent, American student (murdered) (b. 1951)
  • 1969
    Wojciech Frykowski, Polish writer (murdered) (b. 1936)

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