On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1969

Historical Events


Music awardsGrammy Awards

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

Country Singer Glen Campbell
Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • 120 cannabis joints found at George & Patti Harrison's home

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Coxon, singer (Blur)
  • 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


LoveWedding of Interest

Paul McCartney marries Linda Louise Eastman in London

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

1969 Highlights

About March 12, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces