On This Day

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), born in Clifton, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Bayer, composer, dies at 61
1913 Highlights

About March 12, 1913

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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