Historical Events In 1909
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Aug 10 In the year 1909 algemeene Netherland Toonkunstenars Ver (ANTV) begins
Aug 10 Brian Easdale, composer in the year 1909.
Aug 11 On this day in history gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer
Aug 11 On this day in history liner "Arapahoe" is 1st ship to use SOS distress call
Aug 11 SOS first used by an American ship, Arapahoe, off Cape Hatteras, NC on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1909 maurice Heath, air marshal
Aug 13 On this day in history john Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D)
Aug 14 In the year 1909 len Darling, cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's)
Aug 15 In the year 1909 raymond O'Malley, teacher
Aug 16 Paul Smith Callaway, composer on this day in history.
Aug 17 Richard Hoffman, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1909 mayor of Tokyo Yukio Ozaki presents Washington, D.C. with 2,000 cherry trees, which President Taft decides to plant near the Potomac River.
Aug 18 On this day in history miliza Korjus, Warsaw Poland, actress (Great Waltz)
Aug 19 On this day in history first race at the Indianapolis 500 Speedway
Aug 19 Indianapolis 500 race track opens in the year 1909.
Aug 19 Jerzy Andrzejewski, Warsaw Poland, writer (Ashes & Diamonds) in the year 1909.
Aug 19 Rembt THPLA of Boneval Faure, lawyer/1st-Member of parliament, dies in the year 1909.
Aug 20 Albert Roberts, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 5 Tests 1932-37) on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1909 c Dillon Douglas, Geneva Switz, US Secretary of Treasury (1961-65)
Aug 22 Mel Hein, NFL center (NY Giants) in the year 1909.
Aug 24 Ronnie Grieveson, S Afr cricket keeper/batsman (2 Tests v Eng 1939) in the year 1909.
Aug 24 On this day in history workers start pouring concrete for Panama Canal
Aug 25 Arwel Hughes, composer on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1909 eric Quail Davies, cricket pace bowler (5 Tests for S Africa 1935-39)
Aug 26 In the year 1909 frank Tarrant scores cricket 145 & 13-67 for Middlesex v Gloucs
Aug 27 Jack Chesbro's final Yankee game on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1909 lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist
Aug 29 AH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m on this day in history.
Aug 29 Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies in the year 1909.
Aug 29 Francis Henry Smith, librarian on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1909 world's first air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtis (USA) wins
Aug 30 Barry Appleby, cartoonist in the year 1909.
Aug 30 Burgess Shale fossils discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott in the year 1909.
Aug 31 A J Reach Co patents cork-centered baseball in the year 1909.