What Happened on December 5, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Four-node ARPANET network is established
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Lewis Gordon Pugh, English swimmer, polar explorer and motivational speaker
  • Mark Dekker, Zimbabwe cricket opening batsman (1993- )
  • Morgan J. Freeman, American film director
  • Sajid Javid, British politician, Home Secretary (2018-), born in Littleborough, England