On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1906

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Alberta adopts Mountain Standard Time
  • British New Guinea placed under Australian administration
  • Joseph Harris (Boston) & Jack Coombs (A's) pitch complete 24 inn game
  • New York Highlanders win their 6th consecutive MLB game in 3 days from Washington Senators; sweep AL record 3 straight double headers
  • Philadelphia beats the Red Sox 4-1 in 24 innings in Boston in the longest game in AL baseball history; both starters go the distance as A's hurler Jack Coombs overcomes Boston's Joe Harris
  • The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) is established.

Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Biebl, German composer (d. 2001)