On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1912

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Schwarzmann, German gymnast (Olympic-2 golds-1936)

Person of interestWernher von Braun

Wernher von Braun, German rocket scientist (I Aim at the Stars), born in Wirsitz, Germany (now Wyrzysk, Poland) (d. 1977)

Rocket Scientist Wernher von Braun
Rocket Scientist
Wernher von Braun

1912 Highlights

About March 23, 1912

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries