October 1912 calendar

October 1912

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 1912.
The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on October 1912: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1912?


  • 06 Oct 1912 Pirates Owen Chief Wilson hits record 36th triple of season
  • 07 Oct 1912 The Helsinki Stock Exchange sees its first transaction.
  • 08 Oct 1912 First Balkan War begins: Montenegro declares war against Turkey.
  • 14 Oct 1912 Bull Moose Teddy Roosevelt shot while campaigning in Milwaukee.
  • 16 Oct 1912 Boston beats New York Giants, 4 games to 3 with a tie in 9th World Series.
  • 17 Oct 1912 Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia declare war on the Ottoman Empire, joining Montenegro in the First Balkan War.
  • 18 Oct 1912 Beginning of the first Balkan War.
  • 19 Oct 1912 Italy takes possession of Tripoli, Libya from the Ottoman Empire.
  • 20 Oct 1912 Cort Theater opens at 148 W 48th St, New York City
  • 21 Oct 1912 During the First Balkan War, Kardzhali is liberated by Bulgarian forces
  • 23 Oct 1912 First Balkan War: The Battle of Kumanovo between the Serbian and Ottoman armies begins.
  • 24 Oct 1912 First Balkan War: The Battle of Kumanovo concludes with the Serbian victory against the Ottoman Empire.
  • 26 Oct 1912 Woolwich Tunnel under Thames opens
  • 03 Oct 1912 U.S. forces defeat Nicaraguan rebels at the Battle of Coyotepe Hill.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1912?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Sweetheart Sue
  2. - Oh! You Circus Day
  3. - When You're Away
  4. - Way Down South
  5. - Whistle It


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?