On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Mauritius gains independence from Britain (National Day)
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Eckhart, American actor
  • Merton Hanks, NFL safety (SF 49ers)
  • Tammy Duckworth, American politician (D) Senator Illinois (2017-), former Lieutenant Colonel, born in Bangkok, Thailand