On This Day

Birthdays in History in December 1969

  • Dec 5 Sajid Javid, British politician, Home Secretary (2018-), born in Littleborough, England
  • Dec 9 André Heinz, American environmentalist and son of Senator Henry John Heinz III and Teresa Heinz
  • Dec 12 Sophie Kinsella, English author (Confessions of a Shopaholic), born in London, United Kingdom

Person of interestLei Jun

Dec 16 Lei Jun, Chinese Businessman and founder of Xiaomi Inc, born in Xiantao, Hubei

Founder of Xiaomi Inc Lei Jun
Founder of Xiaomi Inc
Lei Jun
  • Dec 17 Chuck Liddell, American mixed martial artist
  • Dec 24 Ed Milliband, British politician (Leader of the Labour Party, 2010–15), born in Fitzrovia, London
  • Dec 25 Bernhard Jr., Prince of Netherlands, born in Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Dec 27 Sarah Vowell, American author and journalist

Person of interestLinus Torvalds

Dec 28 Linus Torvalds, Finnish-American software engineer (developed Linux operating system), born in Helsinki, Finland

Software Engineer Linus Torvalds
Software Engineer
Linus Torvalds
  • Dec 31 Dominik Diamond, Scottish presenter & newspaper columnist, born in Arbroath, United Kingdom

About December 1969

How Old? 50 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)