March 12, 1930 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mohandas Gandhi begins 200m (300km) march protesting British salt tax

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • Stanislawa Walasiewicz [Stella Walsh] sets record for the 220-yard dash (0:26.1)

Birthdays in History

  • Antony Acland, provost of Eton/British ambassador (to US)
  • Robin Cavendish, English campaigner for the disabled, born in Middleton (d. 1994)

Deaths in History

  • Alois Jir├ísek, Czech writer (b. 1851)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

William George Barker, Canadian fighter ace (Victoria Cross recipient), dies in a training accident at 35

First World War Flying Ace William George Barker
First World War Flying Ace
William George Barker