On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1957

Historical Events

  • German DR accepts 22 Russian divisions

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Random House and Houghton-Mifflin co-publish "The Cat in the Hat" by Dr. Seuss

Children's Author Dr. Seuss
Children's Author
Dr. Seuss

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Levine, American actor (Born on 4th of July), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Marlon D Jackson, singer (Jackson 5 - "Stop! The Love You Save May Be Your Own"), born in Gary, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Dean, English cricketer (England left-arm bowler in 3 Tests, 1912), dies at 72
  • Josephine Hull, American actress (Harvey), dies at 71
1957 Highlights

About March 12, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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