Historical Events In 1909
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jun 08 Maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st) on this day in history.
Jun 09 Alice Huyler Ramsey, a 22-year-old housewife and mother from Hackensack, New Jersey, becomes the first woman to drive across the United States. With three female companions, none of whom could drive a car, in fifty-nine days she drove a Maxwell automobile the 3,800 miles from Manhattan, New York, to San Francisco, California in the year 1909.
Jun 09 On this day in history jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher
Jun 10 On this day in history a Morse Code SOS signal is transmitted for the first time in an emergency as the Cunard liner SS Slavonia is wrecked off the Azores.
Jun 10 In the year 1909 erwin Dressel, composer
Jun 10 In the year 1909 sOS signal used as an emergency call for the first time
Jun 12 In the year 1909 "Shine On, Harvest Moon" by Ada Jones & Billy Murray hits #1
Jun 12 Archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey) in the year 1909.
Jun 14 Burl Ives, Hunt Ill, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) in the year 1909.
Jun 15 On this day in history representatives from England, Australia and South Africa meet at Lord's and form the Imperial Cricket Conference.
Jun 16 1st US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000 in the year 1909.
Jun 16 The first US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000 on this day in history.
Jun 16 Willi Boskovsky, Austria, conductor (new years concert) on this day in history.
Jun 17 In the year 1909 a Kopff discovers asteroid #682 Hagar
Jun 18 Learmont Drysdale, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.
Jun 18 Nannie Burroughs forms national training School for Women on this day in history.
Jun 19 In the year 1909 edwin Gerschefski, composer
Jun 20 1st balloon honeymoon (Roger Burham & Eleanor Waring) in the year 1909.
Jun 20 On this day in history cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres)
Jun 20 The birth of Errol Flynn, Australian born Hollywood film actor in the year 1909.
Jun 21 Kurt Schwaen, composer in the year 1909.
Jun 22 Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet, dies at 65 in the year 1909.
Jun 22 In the year 1909 katherine Dunham, dancer/choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather)
Jun 23 On this day in history confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections
Jun 24 On this day in history 15th US Golf Open: George Sargent shoots a 290 at Englewood GC NJ
Jun 24 In the year 1909 milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC)
Jun 25 Daniel Fuchs, US writer (Summer in Williamsburg) on this day in history.
Jun 25 In the year 1909 george Sargent wins US Open golf tournament
Jun 26 "Col Tom" Parker, [Dries Van Kruijk], Neth, rock mgr (Elvis Presley) in the year 1909.
Jun 26 23rd US Womens Tennis: H Hotchkiss beats Maud Barger-Wallach (60 61) in the year 1909.
Jun 27 23rd US Womens Tennis: Hazel H Wightman beats M Barger-Wallach (60 61) in the year 1909.
Jun 27 Gianandrea Gavazzeni, composer in the year 1909.
Jun 28 1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens in the year 1909.
Jun 28 In the year 1909 arnold Shaw, composer