On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1895

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Annie Londonderry [Annie Kopchovsky] completes the first round-the-world trip by a woman on a bicycle in 15 months and collects her $10,000 prize
  • Defender (US) beats Valkyrie III (England) in 10th America's Cup

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Lake, American silent screen actress (Glamour, Wicked), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1967)