On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1969

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Alceo Toni, Italian composer, dies at 85
  • Fred Hampton, US Black-Panther leader, murdered
1969 Highlights

About December 4, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius