On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1969

Historical Events

Historic Event

Golda Meir becomes Israel's 4th Prime Minister, the first and only female to hold the office

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew McMarlin, Vienna VA, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Domenic "Filane" Figliomeni, Terrace Bay Ontario, boxer (Olympics 1996)
  • Gilbert Schaller, Bruck Austria, tennis star
  • [Lee] Alexander McQueen, English fashion designer, born in London (d. 2010)
1969 Highlights

About March 17, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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