On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Patrice O'Neal, American stand-up comedian, born in Boston (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Portman, actor (Naked Edge), dies from heart ailment at 66
  • Hugh Williams, British dramatist, actor and writer (Wuthering Heights, Bank Holiday), dies after surgery at 65
  • Lefty O'Doul, American baseball player (b. 1897)
1969 Highlights

About December 7, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius