On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Buck White" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • Boeing 747 jumbo jet 1st public preview (Seattle to NYC)
  • Two years after doubling its size from six to 12, the NHL announces 2 new teams would be joining the League the following year; Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks

Famous Birthdays

  • Lewis Bush, NFL outside linebacker (San Diego Chargers)
  • O J McDuffie, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

Famous Deaths

  • Kliment J Voroshilov, president USSR (1953-60), dies