On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1969

Historical Events

Music History

"Hello Dolly" with Barbra Streisand premieres

  • "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

Lei Jun, Chinese Businessman and founder of Xiaomi Inc, born in Xiantao, Hubei


1969 Highlights

About December 16, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius