On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Arlo Guthrie releases "Alice's Restaurant"
  • MLB manager Billy Martin fired by the Minnesota Twins

Famous Birthdays

  • Murat Nasyrov, Russian singer and composer, born in Almaty, Kaszakhstan (d. 2007)
  • Sergei Fedorov, Russian NHL forward (Detroit, Olympic silver 1998), born in Pskov, Russia
  • Tony Curran, Scottish actor (Gladiator, Underworld: Evolution), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond A Spruance, U.S. Navy admiral (Battle of Midway), dies at 83
  • Spencer Williams, American director, writer and actor (The Amos 'n' Andy Show), dies at 76