On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1918

Historical Events

Historic Event

Fearing foreign invasion Vladimir Lenin shifts revolutionary Russia's capital from Petrograd (St. Petersburg) to Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Elaine de Kooning, American artist (d. 1989)
  • Frank Overton, American actor (Fail Safe; 12 O'Clock High (TV series, not film)), born in Babylon, New York (d. 1967)
1918 Highlights

About March 12, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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