What Happened on December 4, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferric Collons, NFL defensive end (New England Patriots)
  • Jacques Landry, Saskatoon Saskatchawan, cyclist (Olympics 1996)

Person of interestJay-Z

Jay-Z [Shawn Carter], American rapper and record producer (Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint), born in Brooklyn, New York City

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
  • Marie-Josee Morneau, Longueuil Quebec, 56 kg judoka (Olympics 1996)
  • Mik Middleton, WLAF safety (Barcelona Dragons)
  • Terry Glenn, wide receiver (New England Patriots)

Famous Deaths

  • Alceo Toni, Italian composer, dies at 85
  • Fred Hampton, US Black-Panther leader, murdered