On this day: September 5

Published On: Sep 04 2012 06:24:15 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 05 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

London stops burning, the First Continental Congress meets, terrorists target Israeli Olympians in Munich, and Mother Teresa passes away, all on this day.

OTD September 5 - forward pass
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

1906: The first legal forward pass in American football is thrown by Bradbury Robinson of St. Louis University to teammate Jack Schneider in a 22–0 victory over Carroll College (Wisconsin).

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