What Happened on December 16, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Hello Dolly" with Barbra Streisand premieres

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • "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)

Person of interestLei Jun

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

Founder of Xiaomi Inc Lei Jun
Founder of Xiaomi Inc
Lei Jun
  • Martin Ulrich, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)