On This Day

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"

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII

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
1950 Highlights

About March 12, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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