On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Steer, Scottish-British heavy metal guitarist (Napalm Death; Carcass; Gentlemans Pistols), born in Stockton-on-Tees, England
  • Harold Steinbrenner, American businessman and MLB team owner (New York Yankees), born in Culver, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Mathias Wieman, German actor (The Blue Light, Fear), dies at 67
  • Ruth White, American actress (To Kill a Mockingbird, Up the Down Staircase), dies of cancer at 55
1969 Highlights

About December 3, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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