What Happened on March 12, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Denmark begins unilateral disarmament
  • Pope Pius XI names J E van Roey archbishop of Malines Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • David Oliver Williams, trade unionist (COHSE)
  • Freddie Williams, Port Talbot, Wales, motorcycle speedway rider (world champion, 1950, 1952), (d. 2013)
  • George R Ariyoshi, (Gov-D-Hawaii)
  • Gudrun Ure, British actress (Lady MacBeth, BBC Sorcerer)
  • Hildy Park, actress (To Tell the Truth), born in Washington, D.C.
  • John C[lellon] Holmes, US writer (Horn)
  • Rolv Berger Yttrehus, composer
  • Ronald Alley, art gallery manager (Tate Gallery)