On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Nazi Germany invades Austria (Anschluss)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dimitri Terzakis, Greek composer (Die Farben des Ozeans), born in Athens
  • Johnny Rutherford, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1974, 76, 80), born in Coffeyville, Kansas
  • Karl Soderlund, Duluth Minn, Mr Sally Jesse Raphael
  • Lew De Witt, American country singer and composer (Statler Brothers-Flowers on the Wall)
  • Millie Perkins, actress (Diary of Anne Frank, Table for 5, Shooting), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Norman Hogg, British MP
  • Tona Scherchen-Hsiao, composer
  • Vijay Mehra, cricketer (Indian Test batsman from age 17)