On This Day

March 29, 1912 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Captain Robert Scott, storm-bound in a tent near South Pole, makes last entry in his diary "the end cannot be far"

Polar Explorer Robert Falcon Scott
Polar Explorer
Robert Falcon Scott

Birthdays in History

  • Hanna Reitsch, German aviator and test pilot, born in Hirschberg, Silesia (d. 1979)

Deaths in History


Person of interestRobert Falcon Scott

Robert Falcon Scott, British pole explorer, dies in Antarctica at 43

Polar Explorer Robert Falcon Scott
Polar Explorer
Robert Falcon Scott