On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Boston Braves MLB franchise owner James Gaffney buys the Allston Golf Club on Commonwealth Avenue, Boston with a plan to construct a ball park there; ground breaking for Braves Field starts on March 20, 1915

Famous Birthdays

  • Minoru Yamasaki, architect (World Trade Center, NY)
  • Terence Beckles, pianist/teacher