On This Day: March 12th
This is 72nd day of the year and 294 days remain in the year.
Juliette Gordon Low founded the Girl Scouts.
President Truman established the "Truman Doctrine" to aid in the containment of Communism.
Janet Reno was sworn in as the first female attorney general of the United States.
The Church of England ordained women priests for the first time in 460 years.
The prime minister of the Serbian state (of Serbia and Montenegro), Zoran Djindjic, was assassinated.
March 12 BirthdaysJack Kerouac1922–1969, American Writer.
Andrew Youngpolitical leader
Vaslav Nijinskyballet dancer and choreographer