Historical Events For 1909
Monday, 19 February 2018
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 Jack Johnson fights Al Kaufman to no decision in 10 for boxing title on this day in history.
Sep 09 On this day in history jane Baxter, [Feodora Forde], Bremen Germany, actress (We Live Again)
Sep 11 Anne Seymour, Engld, actress (Gemini Affair, Empire, Tim Conway Show) on this day in history.
Sep 11 In the year 1909 max Wolf rediscovers Halley's comet
Sep 12 On this day in history spud Chandler, baseball player (AL MVP 1943)
Sep 13 Herbert Berghof, Vienna Austria, actor (Belarus File) in the year 1909.
Sep 13 On this day in history ty Cobb clinches AL HR title with his 9th HR (all inside-the-park)
Sep 14 The birth of Peter Scott, British naturalist and artist in the year 1909.
Sep 15 On this day in history carlos Estrada, composer
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 On this day in history david Riesman, US sociologist (Lonely Crowd)
Sep 23 In the year 1909 marianne Straub, weaver
Sep 25 In the year 1909 florizel A Glasspole, governor-gen of Jamaica (1973-91)
Sep 25 Hudson-Fulton Celebration opens in NY in the year 1909.
Sep 26 On this day in history 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 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 Everett Sloane, NYC, actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer) in the year 1909.
Oct 02 1st rugby match (Twickenham) in the year 1909.
Oct 04 James B Pritchard, US, theologist/archaeologist in the year 1909.
Oct 06 Carol Lombard, Ft Wayne IN, actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only) in the year 1909.
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 On this day in history bill Hewitt, NFL end (Chicago Bears, Phila Eagles)