On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1969

Historical Events

  • Pete Marovich sets NCAA record of hitting 30 of 31 foul shots

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Scott, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Marcie Aguilar, American female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Myriam B├ędard, Canadian biathlete, born in Loretteville, Quebec City

Famous Deaths

  • Ilse Steppat, actress (Invisible Terror), dies at 52
  • Josef von Sternberg, Austrian-American director (Shanghai Express), dies at 75
1969 Highlights

About December 22, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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