On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

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)