What Happened on March 12, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • British troops vacate the Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Campaneris, baseball player (Oakland A's)
  • Brian O'Hara, English rock musician (The Foremost), born in Liverpool (d. 1999)
  • Jimmy Wynn, American baseball player, 1963-1977
  • Ratko Mladić, Republika Srpska leader
  • Salvatore "the Bull" Gravano, mobster (testified against Gotti)

Famous Deaths

  • Enrique Morera, composer, dies at 76
  • Robert Bosch, German industrialist (b. 1861)