September 1912 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 4 First accident (collision) in London Underground: 22 people injured
  • Sep 6 NY Giant Jeff Tesreau no-hits Philadelphia, 3-0
  • Sep 9 J Verdrines becomes 1st to fly over 100 mph (107 mph/172 kph)
  • Sep 12 Dutch Olympian Committee forms (NOC)
  • Sep 15 War between Turkey & Montenegro breaks out in Albania
  • Sep 19 Pius X encyclical Singular quadam, against interconfess unions
  • Sep 23 Mack Sennet presents 1st Keystone Cops film (Cohen Collects a Debt)
  • Sep 25 Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is founded in New York, New York.
  • Sep 28 SS Kichemaru disappears in storm off Japanese coast, 1,000 die
  • Sep 29 French/British troops lands on Samoa

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 2 Johan Daisne, [Herman Thiery], Belgian writer (magic realism)
  • Sep 4 Alexander Liberman, editor/painter/photographer (639)
  • Sep 5 Frank Thomas, American animator (d. 2004)
  • Sep 7 David Packard, electronic engineer/businessman
  • Sep 8 Alexander Mackendrick, director (Man in the White Suit, Mandy), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 8 Leo Cherne, American economist/commentator (All Star News), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 10 Brother William Oliver Antoninus Everson, poet
  • Sep 16 Jerry Wald, American producer (Mildred Pierce, Johnny Belinda), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 17 Pauline Parsons, matron in chief (PMRAFNS)
  • Sep 18 Kurt Lotz, German business executive, second postwar CEO of Volkswagen (d. 2005)
  • Sep 20 Marianne Kunvari, writer
  • Sep 21 Chuck Jones, animator (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck)
  • Sep 23 Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Pakistani researcher, critic and linguist (d. 2005)
  • Sep 23 Tony Smith, American sculptor (d. 1980)
  • Sep 24 Ian Serraillier, children author
  • Sep 27 Gerben Wagenaar, resistance fighter/Dutch Communist MP
  • Sep 27 Mary Grierson, Bangor, Wales, botanical artist, (d. 2012)
  • Sep 29 Michelangelo Antonioni, Ferrara Italy, director (Blow-up, Red Desert)
  • Sep 30 Oliver Charles Anderson, novelist

Deaths in History

  • Sep 5 Arthur MacArthur, Jr., U.S. Army general (b. 1845)
  • Sep 12 Pierre-Hector Cardinal Coullie, Cardinal-Archbishop of Lyon
  • Sep 13 Maresuke Nogi, Japanese general (b. 1849)