On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1969

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon is offered role of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Steer, British guitarist
  • 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? 50 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius