1969 in the United States

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1969 in the United States
Years: 1966 1967 196819691970 1971 1972

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Events from the year 1969 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January 20: Richard Nixon becomes President

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

  • April 9 – The Harvard University Administration Building is seized by close to 300 students, mostly members of the Students for a Democratic Society. Before the takeover ends, 45 are injured and 184 arrested.
  • April – A grassroots movement of Berkeley community members seizes an empty lot owned by the University of California to begin the formation of "People's Park."

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

July 21, 02:56 UTC: First Moon walk

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Undated[edit]

  • The first Gap store opens, in San Francisco.
  • Reported as being the year the first strain of the AIDS virus (HIV) migrated to the United States via Haiti.[2]
  • A grassroots movement of Berkeley community members seizes an empty lot owned by the University of California to begin the formation of "People's Park."

Ongoing[edit]

1969 Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also: Deaths in 1969

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert H. Goddard. The New York Times. astronauticsnow.com/history/goddard/index.html 090118 astronauticsnow.com
  2. ^ AIDS Virus Came to US Via Haiti

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