On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1970

Historical Events

  • US lowers voting age from 21 to 18

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Eggers, American writer, editor, and publisher
  • John Nemechek, American NASCAR driver (d. 1997)
  • Michael Bankston, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Rex Walters, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat)
  • Rod Smith, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • Roy Khan [Khantatat], Norwegian symphonic metal singer (Kamelot, 1997-2011; Conception, since 2018), born in Norway

Famous Weddings

Phil Hartman

Actor Phil Hartman (21) weds first wife Gretchen Lewis

1970 Highlights

About March 12, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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