What Happened on March 12, 1950

Historical Events

  • Belgium votes (58%) for return of King Leopold III

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII encyclical "On combating atheistic propaganda"

Famous Birthdays

  • Javier Clemente, Spanish soccer manager (Spain 1992-98; Athletic Bilbao, Español, Atlético Madrid, Marseille; Serbia, Cameroon, Libya, Basque Country), born in Barakaldo, Spain
  • Jon Provost, actor (Timmy-Lassie)
  • Wheeler Winston Dixon, American filmmaker, critic and author
  • Willie Duggan, rugby football player
Born in 1950

Famous Deaths

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

About March 12, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces