On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1938

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 DeWitt, American country singer and composer (Statler Brothers - "Flowers on the Wall"), born in Roanoke, Virginia (d. 1990)
  • Norman Hogg, British MP
  • Ron Tutt, American session and touring drummer (Elvis Presley, Emmylou Harris; Jerry Garcia; Neil Diamond), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2021)
  • Tona Scherchen-Hsiao, composer, born in Neuch√Ętel, Switzerland
  • Vijay Mehra, cricketer (Indian Test batsman from age 17)
1938 Highlights

About March 12, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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