On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 3rd Eurovision Song Contest: Andre Claveau for France wins singing "Dors, mon amour" in Hilversum
  • British Empire Day is renamed "Commonwealth Day"

Famous Deaths

  • Princess Ingeborg of Sweden, wife of Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland, dies at 79