On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 2012

Historical Events

  • Wendy's overtakes Burger King to become the second best-selling hamburger chain

Famous Deaths

  • Israel "Ulu" Grosbard, Belgian-born American actor and director (Straight Time, Georgia, Falling in Love), dies at 83
  • William Charette, American navy Hospital Corpsman and Medal of Honour recipient, dies at 79
2012 Highlights

About March 19, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
  • UK #1 Song: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Ft. Kimbra