Template:On this day/March 12
From Pensapedia, the Pensacola encyclopedia
- 1821 – Andrew Jackson was commissioned by President James Monroe to oversee the transfer of Florida to the United States and became Florida's first American governor.
- 1849 – Eugenio Antonio Sierra died.
- 1912 – African-American history: Booker T. Washington visited Pensacola and spoke at the Opera House