On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Belgium votes (58%) for return of King Leopold III
  • Pope Pius XII encyclical "On combating atheistic propaganda"

Famous Birthdays

  • Javier Clemente, Spanish football manager
  • Jon Provost, actor (Timmy-Lassie)
  • Wheeler Winston Dixon, American filmmaker, critic and author
  • Willie Duggan, rugby football player

Famous Deaths

  • L Heinrich Mann, German/American writer (Between the Races), dies at 78