On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1908

Historical Events

  • Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Wanderers beat Winnipeg Maple Leafs, 9-3 for 2-0 sweep of challenge series
  • The Pan-Macedonian group is formed in Athens to support the Greek Struggle for Macedonia

Famous Birthdays

  • David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician
  • Inez Courtney, American actress (13th Man, Crime Ring, Raven), born in NYC, New York (d. 1975)
  • Rita Angus, New Zealand painter (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmondo de Amicis, Italian writer (L'idioma Gentile), dies at 61
1908 Highlights

About March 12, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces