On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1912

Historical Events

  • 74th Grand National: Ernie Piggott wins aboard 4/1 co-favourite Jerry M

Historic Event

Captain Robert Scott, storm-bound in a tent near South Pole, makes last entry in his diary "the end cannot be far"

Famous Birthdays

  • Hanna Reitsch, German aviator and test pilot, born in Hirschberg, Silesia (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths

1912 Highlights

About March 29, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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