What Happened on March 12, 1913

Historical Events

  • Foundation stone of the Australian capital in Canberra laid

Famous Birthdays

  • Agathe von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer (oldest von Trapp child), born in Pola, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 2010)
  • Harold Butler, English cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 12 wickets; Nottinghamshire CCC), born in Clifton, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1991)
Born in 1913

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Bayer, composer, Austrian composer, and music director (Austrian Court Ballet, 1883-1913), dies at 61
1913 Highlights

About March 12, 1913

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces