In 1912, a Bradford armed robber was sentenced to seven years penal servitude and 25 strokes of the cat.

In 1930, Mahatma Gandhi began his famous "Salt March".

In 1945, Jewish girl Anne Frank died in a concentration camp.

From the Telegraph & Argus of March 12th, 1977...

Pensioners living in Beckside Road, Bradford, are in a miliitant mood about heavy lorries which thunder down the road day and night, shaking their houses and disturbing their sleep, they say. In spite of storm clouds and heavy rain, about 20 pensioners met officials from West Yorkshire County Council, and Mr. Tom Torney, Labour MP for Bradford South, at the junction of Beckside Road and Spencer Road yesterday to voice their complaints.

From the Telegraph & Argus of March 12th, 1952...

The latest organisation to announce a special effort to swell the appeal fund of the Lord Mayor of Bradford (Ald. Horace Hird) for the aged deaf and dumb is the Sunshine School of Dancing, Bradford. The school is to put on a week's pantomime "The Magic Mirror" at Keighley Hippodrome from 24 to 29 March, and all profits will go to the Lord Mayor's fund.