Historical Events In 1909
Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Jun 08 In the year 1909 maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st)
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 on this day in history.
Jun 09 Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1909 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 Erwin Dressel, composer on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1909 sOS signal used as an emergency call for the first time
Jun 12 "Shine On, Harvest Moon" by Ada Jones & Billy Murray hits #1 in the year 1909.
Jun 12 In the year 1909 archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey)
Jun 14 On this day in history burl Ives, Hunt Ill, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
Jun 15 Representatives from England, Australia and South Africa meet at Lord's and form the Imperial Cricket Conference on this day in history.
Jun 16 On this day in history 1st US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000
Jun 16 On this day in history the first US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000
Jun 16 On this day in history willi Boskovsky, Austria, conductor (new years concert)
Jun 17 A Kopff discovers asteroid #682 Hagar in the year 1909.
Jun 18 In the year 1909 learmont Drysdale, composer, dies at 42
Jun 18 Nannie Burroughs forms national training School for Women in the year 1909.
Jun 19 Edwin Gerschefski, composer in the year 1909.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 21 Kurt Schwaen, composer on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1909 detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet, dies at 65
Jun 22 Katherine Dunham, dancer/choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather) on this day in history.
Jun 23 In the year 1909 confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections
Jun 24 In the year 1909 15th US Golf Open: George Sargent shoots a 290 at Englewood GC NJ
Jun 24 Milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC) on this day in history.
Jun 25 In the year 1909 daniel Fuchs, US writer (Summer in Williamsburg)
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 In the year 1909 23rd US Womens Tennis: H Hotchkiss beats Maud Barger-Wallach (60 61)
Jun 27 23rd US Womens Tennis: Hazel H Wightman beats M Barger-Wallach (60 61) on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history gianandrea Gavazzeni, composer
Jun 28 1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens on this day in history.
Jun 28 Arnold Shaw, composer in the year 1909.