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 musician (d. 2007)

Person of interestEdward Albee

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

Playwright Edward Albee
Playwright
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? 92 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces