On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Vaughan, Welsh opera soprano (Victor/Victoria), born in Llanfyllin, Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Charles-Marie Widor, French organist (Saint-Sulpice, 1870-1933), composer (10 organ symphonies), and professor (American Conservatory at Fontainebleau, 1921-34), dies at 93
  • JenÅ‘ Hubay [Huber], Hungarian violinist, composer, and educator (Budapest Conservatory, 1886-1934), dies at 78
1937 Highlights

About March 12, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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