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 This day in History - September 12
414 Historic Events for September 12
1910

World's 1st female cop, Alice Stebbins Wells, appointed (LAPD)

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1910

Gustav Mahlers 8th Symphony premieres in Munich with 1028 musicians

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1911

Boston's Cy Young vs Christy Mathewson of Giants, Giants win 9-0

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1912

Dutch Olympian Committee forms (NOC)

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1913

Ben[jamin S] Polak, Neth, physician/communist/resistance fighter

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1913

Jesse Owens, track star, spoiled Hitler's 1936 Olympics with 4 gold

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1913

Major R B Stewart, cricketer (scored 4 and 9 in S Afr's 1st Test), dies

Death
1913

Kenneth Lo, cookery writer/restaurateur

Birth
1914

Yankee shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh, 23, becomes youngest manager

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1915

Billy Daniels, Jacksonville Fla, singer (Billy Daniels Show)

Birth
1917

Christian Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor/artist

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1917

Seamas NacNeill, piper

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1917

Eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test S Africa v England 1914), dies

Death
1918

During WW I, US forces launch an attack on German-occupied St Mihiel

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1919

Leonid N Andrejev, Russ journalist/writer (Seven Hangs), dies at 48

Death
1920

Jan W Schulte Nordholt, Dutch poet/historian (Blossoming Stone)

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1920

Irene Dailey, NYC, actress (Liz-Another World, Grissom Gang)

Birth
1920

7th Olympic games close in Antwerp Belgium

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1921

Frank McGee, Monroe La, news anchor (NBC Evening News)

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1921

AmĀ”lcar Cabral, worked for independence of Portuguese Africa

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1921

Stanislaw Lem, Poland, sci-fi author (Solaris, Invincible)

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1922

Jackson Mac Low, composer

Birth
1922

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 5000m (14:35.4)

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1922

Viscount Allendale, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

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1923

Britain takes over Southern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co

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