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  • Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Saturday Mar 12, 1859

    Frederick Douglass

    Douglass met with radical abolitionists

    Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Saturday Mar 12, 1859

    On March 12, 1859, Douglass met with radical abolitionists John Brown, George DeBaptiste, and others at William Webb's house in Detroit to discuss emancipation.




  • China
    Thursday Mar 12, 1925

    Chinese Civil War

    Sun's Death

    China
    Thursday Mar 12, 1925

    However, after Sun died in 1925, the KMT split into left- and right-wing movements. KMT members worried that the Soviets were trying to destroy the KMT from inside using the CPC. The CPC then began movements in opposition of the Northern Expedition, passing a resolution against it at a party meeting.




  • Germany
    Saturday Mar 12, 1938

    Adolf Hitler

    Unification of Austria with Nazi Germany

    Germany
    Saturday Mar 12, 1938

    On 12 March 1938, Hitler announced the unification of Austria with Nazi Germany in the Anschluss.




  • Austria
    Saturday Mar 12, 1938

    World War II

    Germany annexed Austria

    Austria
    Saturday Mar 12, 1938

    In March 1938, Germany annexed Austria.




  • Santiago, Chile
    Saturday Mar 12, 1960

    Pope Francis

    Officially became a Jesuit

    Santiago, Chile
    Saturday Mar 12, 1960

    At the conclusion of his novitiate in the Society of Jesus, Bergoglio officially became a Jesuit on 12 March 1960, when he made the religious profession of the initial, perpetual vows of poverty, chastity and obedience of a member of the order.




  • New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 12, 1979

    Robin Williams

    First appearance on Time's magazine

    New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 12, 1979

    Mork became popular, featured on posters, coloring books, lunch-boxes, and other merchandise. Mork & Mindy was such a success in its first season that Williams appeared on the March 12, 1979, cover of Time magazine. The cover photo, taken by Michael Dressler in 1979, is said to have " his different sides: the funnyman mugging for the camera, and a sweet, more thoughtful pose that appears on a small TV he holds in his hands" according to Mary Forgione of the Los Angeles Times. This photo was installed in the National Portrait Gallery in the Smithsonian Institution shortly after his death to allow visitors to pay their respects.




  • Serbia (Yugoslavia)
    Tuesday Mar 12, 1991

    Croatian War of Independence

    Attempt to convince them to declare a state of emergency

    Serbia (Yugoslavia)
    Tuesday Mar 12, 1991

    On 12 March 1991, the leadership of the Army met with the Presidency of the SFRY in an attempt to convince them to declare a state of emergency which would allow for the army to take control of the country.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Mar 12, 1994

    Bosnian War

    First request for NATO air support

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Mar 12, 1994

    On 12 March 1994, the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) made its first request for NATO air support, but close air support was not deployed, owing to a number of delays associated with the approval process.


  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Wednesday Mar 12, 2003

    SARS Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

    WHO: First Global alert.

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Wednesday Mar 12, 2003

    On March 12, WHO issued a global alert about a new infectious disease of unknown origin in both Vietnam and Hong Kong.


  • U.S.
    Monday Mar 12, 2007

    Dwayne Johnson

    Non-Wrestling Appearances

    U.S.
    Monday Mar 12, 2007

    On March 12, 2007, The Rock appeared on a WWE show after nearly three years, via a pre-taped promo shown during Raw. He correctly predicted that Bobby Lashley would defeat Umaga at WrestleMania 23 in Donald Trump and Vince McMahon's "Battle of the Billionaires" Hair vs Hair match.


  • Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    Monday Mar 12, 2012

    Dwayne Johnson

    Rock Concert

    Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    Monday Mar 12, 2012

    On the March 12, 2012 episode of Raw, The Rock hosted his first "Rock Concert" segment since 2004, mocking Cena in his songs.


  • Jerusalem, Israel
    Wednesday Mar 12, 2014

    David Cameron

    Cameron's first visit to Israel as Prime Minister

    Jerusalem, Israel
    Wednesday Mar 12, 2014

    In March 2014, during his first visit to Israel as Prime Minister, Cameron addressed Israel's Knesset in Jerusalem, where he offered his full support for peace efforts between Israelis and Palestinians, hoping a two-state solution might be achieved.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Mar 12, 2015

    Eminem

    10-disc vinyl box set

    U.S.
    Thursday Mar 12, 2015

    The Official Eminem Box Set, a career-spanning, 10-disc vinyl box set, was released on March 12, 2015. The set includes seven of Eminem's eight studio albums (excluding Infinite), the 8 Mile soundtrack, the compilation Eminem Presents: The Re-Up, and the greatest hits collection Curtain Call: The Hits.


  • Australia
    Thursday Mar 12, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Tom Hanks tested positive

    Australia
    Thursday Mar 12, 2020

    On 12, March 2020, Tom Hanks announced that both he and his wife have tested positive on his Instagram account. It's reported that they got infected while filming a movie in Australia


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