Historical Events For 1909
Friday, 20 January 2017
Sep 02 English King Edward VII signs South Africa Bill in the year 1909.
Sep 04 In the year 1909 karel Horky, composer
Sep 06 In the year 1909 john Ridgely, Chicago IL, actor (Northern Pursuit, Air Force)
Sep 06 On this day in history word received, Adm Peary discovers North Pole 5 months earlier
Sep 07 Elia Kazan, Constaninople Turkey, director (Streetcar Named Desire) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 07 In the year 1909 eugene Lefebvre, dies test piloting a Wright A aircraft
Sep 09 In the year 1909 jack Johnson fights Al Kaufman to no decision in 10 for boxing title
Sep 09 Jane Baxter, [Feodora Forde], Bremen Germany, actress (We Live Again) in the year 1909.
Sep 11 Anne Seymour, Engld, actress (Gemini Affair, Empire, Tim Conway Show) on this day in history.
Sep 11 On this day in history max Wolf rediscovers Halley's comet
Sep 12 In the year 1909 spud Chandler, baseball player (AL MVP 1943)
Sep 13 Herbert Berghof, Vienna Austria, actor (Belarus File) on this day in history.
Sep 13 Ty Cobb clinches AL HR title with his 9th HR (all inside-the-park) on this day in history.
Sep 14 In the year 1909 the birth of Peter Scott, British naturalist and artist
Sep 15 Carlos Estrada, composer on this day in history.
Sep 16 In the year 1909 john Megaw, British Lord Justice of Appeal
Sep 17 On this day in history 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 On this day in history david Riesman, US sociologist (Lonely Crowd)
Sep 23 Marianne Straub, weaver in the year 1909.
Sep 25 Florizel A Glasspole, governor-gen of Jamaica (1973-91) in the year 1909.
Sep 25 Hudson-Fulton Celebration opens in NY in the year 1909.
Sep 26 Helen Giuliani, mother of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994-2002) in the year 1909.
Sep 27 29th US Mens Tennis: W A Larned beats W J Clothier (61 62 57 16 61) on this day in history.
Sep 27 On this day in history jean Berger, composer
Sep 29 Andrew Herron, Moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland) in the year 1909.
Oct 01 On this day in history everett Sloane, NYC, actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer)
Oct 02 In the year 1909 1st rugby match (Twickenham)
Oct 04 On this day in history james B Pritchard, US, theologist/archaeologist
Oct 06 Carol Lombard, Ft Wayne IN, actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only) on this day in history.
Oct 06 On this day in history dudley Buck, US organist/composer, dies at 70
Oct 07 Shura Cherkassky, pianist on this day in history.
Oct 08 Bill Hewitt, NFL end (Chicago Bears, Phila Eagles) in the year 1909.