On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1916

Historical Events

  • French airship mistakenly attacks and sinks British submarine D3 with loss of all hands

Famous Deaths

  • Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian writer (The Child of the Parish), dies at 39
1916 Highlights

About March 12, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces