On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1928

Historical Events

  • In California, the St. Francis Dam fails, killing over 600 people

Famous Birthdays

  • Aldemaro Romero, Venezuelan pianist, composer, arranger, and orchestral conductor, born in Valencia, Venezuela (d. 2007)

Person of interestEdward Albee

Edward Albee, American playwright (Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf?), born in Virginia (d. 2016)

Playwright Edward Albee
Edward Albee
  • Roland Moyle, British deputy chairman (Police Complaints Authority)
  • Thérèse Lavoie-Roux, Quebec politician and senator
1928 Highlights

About March 12, 1928

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces