On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1969

Historical Events

  • British invade Anguilla
  • Chicago 8 indicted in aftermath of Chicago Democratic convention
  • The 385 metre tall TV-mast at Emley Moor, United Kingdom, collapses due to ice build- up.

Famous Birthdays

  • Arjan Vermeulen, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • Connor Trinneer, American actor
  • Gary Jules, American singer and songwriter
  • Michael Bergin, model (Coca-Cola) and actor
  • Scott Alexander Brownlee, New Zealand coxless rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Theodor Schaefer, Czech composer, dies at 65
1969 Highlights

About March 19, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces