September 12 in Pop Culture History
1609 – Henry Hudson began his exploration of the Hudson River.
1910 – Alice Stebbin Wells was hired as America’s first actual female police officer, in Los Angeles.
1940 – The Lascaux Cave Paintings, about 17,300 year old, were found in southwestern France.
1952 – The Flatwoods Monster was described by several children in Flatwoods, West Virginia. Their mother, Kathleen may also reported seeing a ten foot creature.