On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1929

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Costello, American double sculls (Olympic silver 1956)
  • Francisco Pulgar Vidal, Peruvian musicologist and composer, born in Hu├ínuco, Peru (d. 2012)
  • Lupe Anguiano, Mexican-American civil rights activist
  • U Win Tin, jailed Burmese journalist

Famous Deaths

  • Asa Griggs Candler, American businessman (b. 1851)
1929 Highlights

About March 12, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces