Historical Events For 1909
Saturday, 27 May 2017
Sep 02 English King Edward VII signs South Africa Bill on this day in history.
Sep 04 Karel Horky, composer on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 1909 john Ridgely, Chicago IL, actor (Northern Pursuit, Air Force)
Sep 06 In the year 1909 word received, Adm Peary discovers North Pole 5 months earlier
Sep 07 Elia Kazan, Constaninople Turkey, director (Streetcar Named Desire) in the year 1909.
Sep 07 Eugene Lefebvre (1878-1909), while test piloting a new French-built Wright biplane, crashes at Juvisy France when his controls jam. Lefebvre dies, becoming the first 'pilot' in the world to lose his life in a powered heavier-than-air craft in the year 1909.
Sep 07 Eugene Lefebvre, dies test piloting a Wright A aircraft on this day in history.
Sep 09 Jack Johnson fights Al Kaufman to no decision in 10 for boxing title on this day in history.
Sep 09 In the year 1909 jane Baxter, [Feodora Forde], Bremen Germany, actress (We Live Again)
Sep 11 Anne Seymour, Engld, actress (Gemini Affair, Empire, Tim Conway Show) in the year 1909.
Sep 11 Max Wolf rediscovers Halley's comet in the year 1909.
Sep 12 On this day in history spud Chandler, baseball player (AL MVP 1943)
Sep 13 On this day in history herbert Berghof, Vienna Austria, actor (Belarus File)
Sep 13 On this day in history ty Cobb clinches AL HR title with his 9th HR (all inside-the-park)
Sep 14 On this day in history the birth of Peter Scott, British naturalist and artist
Sep 15 On this day in history carlos Estrada, composer
Sep 16 In the year 1909 john Megaw, British Lord Justice of Appeal
Sep 17 In the year 1909 elizabeth Wilkinson, professor German University College London
Sep 18 Largest paid baseball attendance (35,409), A's beat Tigers, 2-0 in Det in the year 1909.
Sep 22 In the year 1909 david Riesman, US sociologist (Lonely Crowd)
Sep 23 On this day in history marianne Straub, weaver
Sep 25 On this day in history florizel A Glasspole, governor-gen of Jamaica (1973-91)
Sep 25 Hudson-Fulton Celebration opens in NY on this day in history.
Sep 26 Helen Giuliani, mother of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994-2002) in the year 1909.
Sep 27 In the year 1909 29th US Mens Tennis: W A Larned beats W J Clothier (61 62 57 16 61)
Sep 27 Jean Berger, composer in the year 1909.
Sep 29 On this day in history andrew Herron, Moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland)
Oct 01 Everett Sloane, NYC, actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer) on this day in history.
Oct 02 On this day in history 1st rugby match (Twickenham)
Oct 04 On this day in history james B Pritchard, US, theologist/archaeologist
Oct 06 On this day in history carol Lombard, Ft Wayne IN, actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only)
Oct 06 In the year 1909 dudley Buck, US organist/composer, dies at 70
Oct 07 Shura Cherkassky, pianist in the year 1909.
Oct 08 In the year 1909 bill Hewitt, NFL end (Chicago Bears, Phila Eagles)