March 1912 calendar

March 1912

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 1912.
The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on March 1912: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1912?


  • 01 Mar 1912 Isabella Goodwin, first US woman detective, appointed, New York City, New York.
  • 05 Mar 1912 Spanish steamer "Principe de Asturias" sinks northeast of Spain, 500 die.
  • 12 Mar 1912 Helen Hayes Theater opens at 238 W 44th Steet New York City.
  • 13 Mar 1912 Stanley Cup: QuTbec Bulldogs sweep Moncton (New Brunswick) in two games.
  • 14 Mar 1912 King Vittorio Emanuel III of Rome injured during assassination attempt.
  • 15 Mar 1912 Pitcher Cy Young retires from baseball with 511 wins.
  • 16 Mar 1912 Mrs William Howard Taft plants first cherry tree in Washington DC.
  • 17 Mar 1912 Camp Fire Girls organization announced by Mrs Luther Halsey Gulick.
  • 23 Mar 1912 Dixie Cup invented.
  • 27 Mar 1912 Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo gives 3,000 cherry trees to be planted in Washington, D.C., to symbolize the friendship between the two countries.
  • 29 Mar 1912 Captain Robert Scott, blizzard-bound in a tent 18 km from the South Pole, makes last entry in his diary "the end cannot be far".
  • 30 Mar 1912 Sultan Abd al-Hafid signs the Treaty of Fez, making Morocco a French protectorate.
  • 06 Mar 1912 Italo-Turkish War: Italian forces become the first to use airships in war, as two dirigibles drop bombs on Turkish troops encamped at Janzur, from an altitude of 1,800 m.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in March 1912?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Melody of Love
  2. - Day Dreams, Visions of Bliss
  3. - One O'Clock in the Morning
  4. - Who Are You with To-Night?
  5. - Home, Sweet Home


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?