Historical Events in 1912 (Part 2)

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Oct 16th Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • Oct 16th Boston beats NY Giants, 4 games to 3 with a tie in 9th World Series
  • Oct 17th Bulgaria, Greece & Serbia declares war on Turkey
  • Oct 18th The First Balkan War breaks out, with Bulgaria, Serbia, and Greece opposed to Turkey
  • Oct 18th The Treaty of Lausanne ends the Tripolitan War between Turkey and Italy
  • Oct 19th Tripoli (Libya) passes from Turkish to Italian control
  • Oct 20th Cort Theater opens at 148 W 48th St NYC
  • Oct 20th Hannes Kolehmainen runs world record marathon (2:29:39.2)
  • Oct 26th Serbian troops over run Skopje (Uskup)
  • Oct 26th Woolwich Foot Tunnel under Thames opens
  • Nov 5th Arizona, Kansas & Wisconsin vote for female suffrage
  • Nov 5th Bulgarian troops in Constantinople blockade drinking water

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Nov 5th Woodrow Wilson (D) defeats Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) & President Taft (R)

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson
27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft

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Nov 7th The Deutsche Opernhaus (now Deutsche Oper Berlin) opens in the Berlin neighborhood of Charlottenburg, with a production of Beethoven's Fidelio.

  • Nov 9th Ferenc Molnàrs "Farkas" premieres in Budapest

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Nov 12th Robert Scott's diary & body found in Antarctica

Naval Officer and Explorer Robert Scott
Naval Officer and Explorer
Robert Scott
  • Nov 18th Cholera breaks out in Constantinople, in the Ottoman Empire
  • Nov 23rd Hamilton Alerts suspended by ORFU for refusing to field a full team in a replay of a protested game
  • Nov 24th Conflict in the Balkans grows into an acute international crisis with major powers supporting either Austria or Serbia
  • Nov 25th American College of Surgeons incorporates in Springield, Illinois
  • Nov 25th Socialist International rejects that world war is coming
  • Nov 27th Albanian National Flag adopted
  • Nov 27th Spanish protectorate in Morocco forms
  • Nov 28th Ismail Qemali declares Albania independent from Turkey
  • Nov 30th 4th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Alerts defeats Toronto Argonauts, 11-4
  • Nov 30th 11th Davis Cup: British Isles beats Australasia in Melbourne (3-2)
  • Dec 3rd Gerrit Brinkman becomes 1st Dutch traffic officer
  • Dec 3rd Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro, Greece & Bulgaria sign weapons pact
  • Dec 3rd First Balkan War: The Naval Battle of Elli takes place.
  • Dec 5th The Triple Alliance among Italy, Austria, and Germany (originally signed in 1882) is renewed for six years, beginning in 1914, a move inspired by instability in the Balkans
  • Dec 6th China votes for universal human rights
  • Dec 7th Bust of Queen Nefertete found in El-Amarna, Egypt
  • Dec 12th R Friml/O Harbach's musical "Firefly" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 16th 1st US postage stamp picturing an airplane, 20 cent parcel post, issued
  • Dec 16th Austria-Hungary engage in conflict with Serbia
  • Dec 16th First Balkan War: The Ottoman Navy is defeated by the Royal Hellenic Navy at the Battle of Eli
  • Dec 18th Piltdown Man, later discovered to be a hoax, is supposedly found in the Piltdown Gravel Pit, by Charles Dawson.
  • Dec 20th J Hartley Manners' "Peg O' My Heart" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 20th Paul Claudels "L'Annonce Faite à Marie" premieres in Paris
  • Dec 21st Denmark, Norway & Sweden declare neutrality in Comende war
  • Dec 23rd 1st "Keystone Kops" film, entitled "Hoffmeyer's Legacy"
  • Dec 23rd Aswan Dam in Nile begins operation
  • Dec 23rd In Delhi, India, terrorist agitation continues as British Viceroy Lord Hardinge is wounded by a bomb explosion
  • Dec 24th Irving Fisher patents archiving system with index cards
  • Dec 28th National Council of Young Israel convenes
  • Dec 28th SF Municipal Railway starts operation at Geary St (MUNI)
  • Dec 28th The first municipally owned streetcars take to the streets in San Francisco, California.