|Some major events from 1969
January 20, 1969: Richard M. Nixon is inaugurated as the 37th President of the United States
July 21, 1969: The Chappaquiddick Bridge Incident- Senator Ted Kennedy drives his car off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island off Martha’s Vineyard, killing his young passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne.
August 15, 1969: Man Walks on Moon- Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin, and Michael Collins fly onboard Apollo 11.
September 23, 1969: Woodstock Music and Art Fair began in Bethel, NY, which attracted more than 400,000 people
November 15, 1969: Moratorium Day- the Vietnam Moratorium Committee staged a protest against the Vietnam War that approximately 500,000 people attended in Washington, DC, along with some politicians and musicians