On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1954

Historical Events

Music Premiere

1st performance of Arnold Schoenberg's opera "Moses und Aaron", in a concert setting in Hamburg, Germany

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg

Famous Birthdays

  • Anish Kapoor, Indian born British sculptor, born in Mumbai, India

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Quinn, American MLB executive (owner Boston Red Sox 1923–33; part owner Boston Braves 1936–45; President National Baseball Hall of Fame 1948–51), dies at 84
1954 Highlights

About March 12, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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