What Happened on March 27, 1912

Historical Events

  • US First Lady Helen Herron Taft and the Viscountess Chinda, wife of the Japanese Ambassador, plant two Yoshino cherry trees on the bank of the Tidal Basin, Washington, D.C. [1]

Famous Birthdays

James CallaghanJames Callaghan (1912-2005)

British Prime Minister (Labour: 1976-79), born in Portsmouth, England

  • Reuel Lahmer, Canadian-American organist and composer ("It Is Good To Give Thanks"), born in Maple, Ontario
  • Robert Watson Hughes, Scottish-Australian composer, born in Levan, Inverclyde, Scotland (d. 2007)
Born in 1912
1912 Highlights

About March 27, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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