Flag Log's World Flag Chart 1969
Democratic Republic of the Congo
South Vietnam (communist opposition)
Other Peoples and Places
Events of 1969
April 14: The Maldive Islands shortened its name to just the Maldives.
June 8: The Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam was established in opposition to South Vietnamese government. It flew the Viet Cong flag.
October 27: Saint Vincent became an associated state of the United Kingdom. It retained its previous colonial flag — a blue ensign which had been granted in 1907 — during its pre-independence statehood.
November 7: Libya adopted a new flag based on the Arab Liberation Tricolour.
Sometime around 1969: Bhutan slightly modified its flag, lightening the red to orange and changing the ratio from 4:5 to 2:3.
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