Historical Events in September 1912

Music Concert

Sep 3 Arnold Schoenberg's "Funf Orchesterstucke" (Five Pieces for Orchestra) premieres in London at a Promenade Concert

  • Sep 4 First accident (collision) in London Underground: 22 people injured
  • Sep 6 NY Giant Jeff Tesreau no-hits Philadelphia, 3-0
  • Sep 9 J Verdrines becomes 1st to fly over 100 mph (107 mph/172 kph)

Baseball Record

Sep 11 Philadelphia second baseman Eddie Collins steals MLB record 6 bases in the Athletics' 9-7 win over Detroit Tigers at Navin Field

  • Sep 12 Dutch Olympian Committee forms (NOC)
  • Sep 15 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
  • Sep 15 War between Turkey & Montenegro breaks out in Albania

Sports History

Sep 17 Center fielder Casey Stengel breaks in with Brooklyn & hits 4 singles

  • Sep 19 Pius X encyclical Singular quadam, against interconfess unions
  • Sep 19 Soccer team NAC (Noad Advendo Combination) forms in Breda
  • Sep 19 The wattle is declared Australia's national flower and incorporated into the Commonwealth Coat of Arms
  • Sep 22 Philadelphia second baseman Eddie Collins becomes only player in MLB history to steal 6 bases in one game for a second time as A's beat St. Louis Browns, 8-2
  • Sep 23 1st Mack Sennett "Keystone Comedy" movie released "Cohen Collects a Debt"
  • Sep 25 Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is founded in New York City

Historic Publication

Sep 27 W. C. Handy publishes "Memphis Blues", considered the 1st blues song

  • Sep 28 SS Kichemaru disappears in storm off Japanese coast, 1,000 die