What Happened on April 12, 1909

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia's Shibe Park (later Connie Mack Stadium), baseball's first steel and concrete stadium, opens; Athletics win 8-1 against Boston Red Sox

Famous Deaths

  • Hermann Kotzschmar, German-American composer, dies at 79
1909 Highlights

About April 12, 1909

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries