On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1969

Historical Events

  • Greek DC-6B crashes in storm at Athens, 93 killed
  • Police surprise attack on Black-Panthers in LA

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoon Kuil, Dutch soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen)
  • Steve Van Wormer, American actor, born in Flint, Michigan
  • Victor Green, American NFL cornerback/safety (NY Jets), born in Americus, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Vincenzo Davico, composer, dies at 80
1969 Highlights

About December 8, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius