What Happened on March 1, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Isabella Goodwin, 1st US woman detective, appointed, NYC
  • U.S. Army Captain Albert Berry performs 1st (attached-type) parachute jump from an airplane

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Emmett Cardinal Carter, archbishop of Toronto (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • George Grossmith, British actor, comedian and writer (The Diary of a Nobody, A Society Clown), dies at 64