What Happened on March 29, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 74th Grand National: Ernie Piggott aboard Jerry M. wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Capt Robert Scott, storm-bound in a tent near South Pole, makes last entry in his diary "the end cannot be far"

Polar Explorer Robert Scott
Polar Explorer
Robert Scott

Famous Birthdays

  • Hanna Reitsch, German test pilot (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Robert Falcon Scott, British pole explorer, dies in Antarctica at 43

Polar Explorer Robert Scott
Polar Explorer
Robert Scott