1969 in science
The year 1969 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.
1969 in spaceflight
1969 saw for the first time humanity step onto another world. On July 21, 1969 Apollo 11 deployed the Eagle LM to land on the moon's surface. The success of Apollo 11 saw the efforts of over 500,000 e...
Comet Bennett
Comet Bennett, formally known as C/1969 Y1 (old style 1970 II and 1969i), was one of two brilliant comets to grace the 1970s, along with Comet West. The name is also borne by an altogether different c...
1969 in archaeology
The year 1969 in archaeology involved some significant events.
10001 Palermo
10001 Palermo is an asteroid from the asteroid belt. Discovered on October 8, 1969, it was named "Palermo" after Palermo, the capital of Sicily where Giuseppe Piazzi made the first discovery of an ast...
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Relational model
The relational model for database management is a database model based on first-order predicate logic, first formulated and proposed in 1969 by Edgar F. Codd. In the relational model of a database, a...
Relational model - Wikipedia
Alan Bean
Alan LaVern "Al" Bean (born March 15, 1932), (Capt, USN, Ret.), is an American former naval officer and aviator, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut; he was the fourth person to walk...
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Non-Darwinian Evolution
"Non-Darwinian Evolution" is a scientific paper written by Jack Lester King and Thomas H. Jukes and published in 1969. It is credited, along with Motoo Kimura's 1968 paper "Evolutionary Rate at the Mo...
1834 Palach
1834 Palach is a main belt asteroid discovered on August 22, 1969 by Luboš Kohoutek at the Hamburg-Bergedorf Observatory, West Germany. It was named in memory of the Czech anti-Soviet protester Jan Pa...
2807 Karl Marx
2807 Karl Marx (1969 TH6) is a small main belt asteroid, which was discovered by Lyudmila Ivanovna Chernykh in 1969. It is named after Karl Marx, the German philosopher whose theories comprise the bas...
Solar eclipse of March 18, 1969
An annular solar eclipse occurred on March 18, 1969. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Ear...
Solar eclipse of March 18, 1969 - Wikipedia
Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin (born Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr.; January 20, 1930) is an American engineer and former astronaut, and the second person to walk on the Moon. He was the Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 11, the f...
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Apollo 11 goodwill messages
The Apollo 11 goodwill messages are statements from leaders of 73 countries around the world on a disc about the size of a 50-cent piece made of silicon that was left on the Moon by the Apollo 11 astr...
Apollo 11 goodwill messages - Wikipedia
1833 Shmakova
1833 Shmakova (1969 PN) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on August 11, 1969 by L. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
1969 Atlantic hurricane season
The 1969 Atlantic hurricane season had the highest number of systems reached hurricane status – twelve – in a single Atlantic hurricane season, until that record was surpassed in 2005. The...
1969 Atlantic hurricane season - Wikipedia
11782 Nikolajivanov
11782 Nikolajivanov is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 1365.7364939 days (3.74 years). The asteroid was discovered on October 8, 1969.
Solar eclipse of September 11, 1969
An annular solar eclipse occurred on September 11, 1969. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on...
Solar eclipse of September 11, 1969 - Wikipedia
Neil Armstrong
Neil Alden Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012) was an American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and univ...
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