On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1969

Historical Events

Grammy Awards

11th Grammy Awards: "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" by Glen Campbell wins best record

  • 120 cannabis joints found at George & Patti Harrison's home

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Coxon, British pop-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (Blur - "Country House"), born in Rinteln, West Germany
  • J P Izquierdo, CFL slot back (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jake Tapper, American journalist
  • Karen Snelgrove, softball pitcher (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • Muhammad Oliver, NFL cornerback/safety (Washington Redskins)

Famous Weddings

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney marries Linda Louise Eastman in London

1969 Highlights

About March 12, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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