On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1912

Historical Events

  • Boston Red Sox pitcher "Smoky" Joe Wood ties then MLB record of 16 straight wins with a 2-1 victory over St. Louis Browns at Sportsman's Park
  • War between Turkey & Montenegro breaks out in Albania

Famous Birthdays

  • Gisela Hern├índez Gonzalo, Cuban composer (d. 1971)
  • Ismail Yasseen, Egyptian comedian and actor (Isamil Yassine as Tarzan, Ibn Hamidu), born in Suez, Egypt (d. 1972)
1912 Highlights

About September 15, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 109 years and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo