On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1912

Historical Events

  • Netherland Olympic Committee forms

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Philadelphia second baseman Eddie Collins steals MLB record 6 bases in the Athletics' 9-7 win over Detroit Tigers at Navin Field

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Sealy, West Indian cricket batsman (11 Tests; youngest West Indian Test player 17:122), born in Collymore Rock, Saint Michael, Barbados (d. 1982)
1912 Highlights

About September 11, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo