On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Agnes Martin, Canadian-American abstract painter, born in Macklin, Saskatchewan (d. 2004)
  • Henri Rousselot, French admiral (submarine commander during WWII), born in Lorraine, France (d. 1994)
  • Karl Malden [Mladen George Sekulovich], American actor (Streets of San Francisco, American Express, A Streetcar Named Desire), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • Lord Alport [Cuthbert Alport], politician, cabinet minister, and life peer
  • Wilfrid Brambell, Irish actor (Hard Day's Night, Steptoe and Son), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1985)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Harrison Walker, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 79
1912 Highlights

About March 22, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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