What Happened on March 15, 1912

Historical Events

Cy Young Retires

Legendary pitcher Cy Young retires from baseball with 511-315 win-loss record

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Paul Boon, Belgian writer (Kapellekensbaan), born in Aalst, Belgium (d. 1979)

Lightnin Hopkins (1912-1982)

American blues musician (Ball of Twine), born in Centerville, Texas

Born in 1912

Famous Deaths

  • Louis van Westerhoven, Dutch actor, singer and opera director (Youth), dies at 58
1912 Highlights

About March 15, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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