Historical Events for Year 1912 (Part 2)

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Aug 5th - Japan's first taxicab service begins in Ginza, Tokyo.
Aug 7th - Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres
Aug 14th - 2,500 US marines invade Nicaragua; US remains until 1925
Aug 15th - Yankee Guy Zinn sets record by stealing home twice in a game
Aug 19th - Percy Aldridge Grainger's "Shepherd's Key" premieres
Aug 20th - Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect
Aug 20th - Wash Senator Carl Cushion no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0 in 6 innings
Aug 21st - Mr Carter-Cotton chosen 1st chancellor of Univ of British Columbia
Aug 22nd - England defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament
Aug 22nd - Richard Catling, commissioner of police (Kenya)
Aug 24th - NYC ticker tape parade for Jim Thorpe & victorious US Olympians
Aug 24th - District of Alaska becomes an organized incorporated territory of the United States
Aug 24th - US passes Anti-gag law, federal employees right to petition government
Versatile Athlete Jim ThorpeVersatile Athlete Jim Thorpe Aug 25th - 1st time an aircraft recovers from a spin
Aug 25th - Different nationalities battle with each other in Macedonia
Aug 25th - The Kuomintang, the Chinese nationalist party, is founded.
Aug 26th - Walter Johnson's 16-game winning streak ends
Aug 26th - 32nd U.S. Men's National Championship: Maurice McLoughlin beats Wallace F. Johnson (3-6, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2)
Aug 27th - Edgar Rice Burroughs publishes "Tarzan of the Apes"
Aug 30th - St Louis Brown Earl Hamilton no-hits Detroit Tigers, 5-1
Sep 3rd - Arnold Schoenberg's "Funf Orchesterstucke" premieres
Sep 4th - First accident (collision) in London Underground: 22 people injured
Sep 6th - NY Giant Jeff Tesreau no-hits Phila, 3-0
Sep 7th - Eddie Collins steals record 6 bases in 9-7 Athletics win over Detroit
Sep 9th - J Verdrines becomes 1st to fly over 100 mph (107 mph/172 kph)
Sep 11th - Netherland Olympic Committee forms
Baseball Legend Eddie CollinsBaseball Legend Eddie Collins Sep 11th - Phila A's Eddie Collins steals 6 bases in 1 game
Sep 12th - Dutch Olympian Committee forms (NOC)
Sep 15th - Red Sox pitcher Joe Wood ties then record of 16 straight wins
Sep 15th - War between Turkey & Montenegro breaks out in Albania
Sep 17th - Center fielder Casey Stengel breaks in with Brooklyn & hits 4 singles
Sep 19th - Pius X encyclical Singular quadam, against interconfess unions
Sep 19th - Soccer team NAC (Noad Advendo Combination) forms in Breda
Sep 22nd - Eddie Collins repeats record of stealing 6 bases in a game (9/7/12)
Sep 23rd - 1st Mack Sennett "Keystone Comedy" movie released
Sep 23rd - Mack Sennet presents 1st Keystone Cops film (Cohen Collects a Debt)
Sep 25th - Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is founded in New York, New York.
Sep 27th - W C Handy publishes "Memphis Blues" 1st Blues Song, 1912
Sep 28th - SS Kichemaru disappears in storm off Japanese coast, 1,000 die
Sep 29th - French/British troops lands on Samoa
Oct 1st - Yanks lose game #100 en route to a 50-102 season
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma GandhiPacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi Oct 2nd - Gopal Krishna Gokhale, at invitation of Gandhi, arrives in South Africa on a 26-day tour; he also visits Tolstoy Farm
Oct 5th - Red Sox defeat A's 3-0 for then AL record 105th win
Oct 5th - Yanks win final game at Hilltop stadium
Oct 6th - Pirates Owen "Chief" Wilson hits record 36th triple of season
Oct 7th - The Helsinki Stock Exchange sees its first transaction.
Oct 8th - Montenegro declares war on Turkey, beginning 1st Balkan War
Oct 14th - Bull Moose Teddy Roosevelt shot while campaigning in Milwaukee
Oct 14th - Cretan representatives are admitted to the Greek assembly; in doing so the Greek Government challenges the Turkish Government
Oct 15th - Red Sox Tris Speaker's makes only world series unassisted double play, from the outfield
Oct 16th - Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres
Oct 16th - Boston beats NY Giants, 4 games to 3 with a tie in 9th World Series
Composer and Painter Arnold SchoenbergComposer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg 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
Nov 5th - Woodrow Wilson (D) defeats Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) & President Taft (R)
Composer Ludwig van BeethovenComposer Ludwig van Beethoven 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
Nov 12th - Robert Scott's diary & body found in Antarctica
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
Naval Officer and Explorer Robert ScottNaval Officer and Explorer Robert Scott 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 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.

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