On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1912

Historical Events

  • Agnes Martin, Macklin Canada, Canadian-American abstract painter

Famous Birthdays

  • Henri Rousselot, admiral
  • 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? 108 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries