Saturday 12 March 1938
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Karl Soderlund and Tona Scherchen-Hsiao.
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
while My Son, My Son! by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Byng-Ho!.
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- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Karl Soderlund: Duluth, Minnesota -- Mr Sally Jesse Raphael.
- Tona Scherchen-Hsiao: Composer.
- Norman Hogg: British Member of Parliament.
- Piera Degli Esposti: Italian film actress, who has appeared in 32 films since 1966.
- Jessy Dixon: Gospel Singer.
- Lew DeWitt: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Statler Brothers) (d. 1990)
- David Drew: English ballet dancer (d. 2015)
- Johnny Rutherford: American race car driver
- Dimitri Terzakis: Greek-German composer and educator
- Nazi Germany invades Austria (Anschluss)
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