On This Day: September 12th
This is 256th day of the year and 110 days remain in the year.
Henry Hudson began his exploration of the Hudson River.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who was under investigation for corruption, resigned as prime minister.
September 12 BirthdaysAlfred A. Knopf1892–1984, American publisher, born in New York City.
Jesse Owenstrack star
Maurice Chevaliersinger and film actor
Henry Louis Menckeneditor, author, and critic
Mary Ann Dyer Goodnightphilanthropist
Richard Jordan Gatlinginventor