On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Come Summer" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 7 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Dumas, NFL free safety (San Diego Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Shaun Udal, cricketer (Hants off-spinner, England to Aust 1994-95)
  • Sheila Taormina, 4X200m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Vassily Ivanchuk, Ukrainian chess player

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Bates, American actress (All About Eve, It's a Great Life), commits suicide at 43
1969 Highlights

About March 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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