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September 12, 1918

 https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1918-09-12/ed-1/seq-3/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=influenza+Influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=0&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=49

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1918-09-12/ed-1/seq-3/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=influenza+Influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=0&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=49

New York City's harbors are quarantined to stop the spread off Spanish influenza. Health commissioner Copeland launches an anti-spitting campaign and encourages people to avoid contact with the sick. The Red Sox win the World Series at Fenway Park over the Cubs in front of 15,238 fans in a game that lasts one hour and 46 minutes.

Source: "Spanish Influenza Her, Official Fear," New York Tribune, New York, New York, September 12, 1918. Page 3, Column 4.

Earlier Event: September 11
September 11, 1918
Later Event: September 13
September 13, 1918