Historical Events For 1909
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Sep 02 English King Edward VII signs South Africa Bill in the year 1909.
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 Word received, Adm Peary discovers North Pole 5 months earlier on this day in history.
Sep 07 Elia Kazan, Constaninople Turkey, director (Streetcar Named Desire) on this day in history.
Sep 07 On this day in history 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.
Sep 07 Eugene Lefebvre, dies test piloting a Wright A aircraft in the year 1909.
Sep 09 Jack Johnson fights Al Kaufman to no decision in 10 for boxing title on this day in history.
Sep 09 Jane Baxter, [Feodora Forde], Bremen Germany, actress (We Live Again) on this day in history.
Sep 11 Anne Seymour, Engld, actress (Gemini Affair, Empire, Tim Conway Show) in the year 1909.
Sep 11 In the year 1909 max Wolf rediscovers Halley's comet
Sep 12 Spud Chandler, baseball player (AL MVP 1943) in the year 1909.
Sep 13 In the year 1909 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 Carlos Estrada, composer in the year 1909.
Sep 16 John Megaw, British Lord Justice of Appeal in the year 1909.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 22 David Riesman, US sociologist (Lonely Crowd) on this day in history.
Sep 23 On this day in history marianne Straub, weaver
Sep 25 Florizel A Glasspole, governor-gen of Jamaica (1973-91) in the year 1909.
Sep 25 In the year 1909 hudson-Fulton Celebration opens in NY
Sep 26 In the year 1909 helen Giuliani, mother of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994-2002)
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 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 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) in the year 1909.
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) on this day in history.