On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in March 1912

  • Mar 2 Arthur Langton, South African cricket medium pace bowler (15 Tests, 40 wickets), born in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa (d. 1942)
  • Mar 3 Joe Stydahar, NFL tackle (Chicago Bears)
  • Mar 9 Arky Vaughn, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (MLB All-Star 1934–42; NL batting champion 1935; NL stolen base leader 1943), born in Clifty, Arkansas (d. 1952)
  • Mar 23 Alfred Schwarzmann, German gymnast (Olympic-2 golds-1936)
  • Mar 30 Jack Cowie, cricketer (successful NZ fast bowler either side of WWII)

About March 1912

How Old? 109 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)