On This Day

December 17, 1969 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • USAF closes Project Blue Book, concluding no evidence of extraterrestrial spaceships behind thousands of UFO sightings

Birthdays in History

  • Chuck Liddell, American mixed martial artist

Deaths in History

  • Arturo da Costa e Silva, 27th President of Brazil (1967-69), dies at 67