What Happened on December 16th, 1969

Day of Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "War is Over! If You Want It, Happy Christmas from John & Yoko" posters begin appearing
  • British House of Commons votes 343-185 to abolish the death penalty

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Mincy, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Craig White, cricketer (England all-rounder 1994-95, AIS graduate)
  • Lei Jun, Chinese Businessman and founder of Xiaomi Inc, born in Xiantao, Hubei
  • Martin Ulrich, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)