On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1955

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie "Bird" Parker, American jazz saxophonist (Ornithology), dies pf pneumonia and bleeding ulcer at 34 in NYC
  • Theodor Plievier, writer, dies
1955 Highlights

About March 12, 1955

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces