On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1954

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

1st performance of Arnold Schoenberg's "Moses und Aaron"

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? 66 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces