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Historical Events In 1909

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Jun 08   Maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st) on this day in history.  

Jun 09   In the year 1909 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.  

Jun 09   Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher in the year 1909.  

Jun 10   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history erwin Dressel, composer  

Jun 10   SOS signal used as an emergency call for the first time in the year 1909.  

Jun 12   "Shine On, Harvest Moon" by Ada Jones & Billy Murray hits #1 on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey) on this day in history.  

Jun 14   Burl Ives, Hunt Ill, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) in the year 1909.  

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   In the year 1909 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   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   On this day in history nannie Burroughs forms national training School for Women  

Jun 19   In the year 1909 edwin Gerschefski, composer  

Jun 20   1st balloon honeymoon (Roger Burham & Eleanor Waring) in the year 1909.  

Jun 20   Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres) in the year 1909.  

Jun 20   The birth of Errol Flynn, Australian born Hollywood film actor on this day in history.  

Jun 21   On this day in history kurt Schwaen, composer  

Jun 22   Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet, dies at 65 in the year 1909.  

Jun 22   On this day in history 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   Milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC) in the year 1909.  

Jun 25   On this day in history daniel Fuchs, US writer (Summer in Williamsburg)  

Jun 25   In the year 1909 george Sargent wins US Open golf tournament  

Jun 26   In the year 1909 "Col Tom" Parker, [Dries Van Kruijk], Neth, rock mgr (Elvis Presley)  

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   On this day in history gianandrea Gavazzeni, composer  

Jun 28   In the year 1909 1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens  

Jun 28   Arnold Shaw, composer in the year 1909.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1909

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Barry Goldwater, (Sen-R-Az, 1953-65, 69- )/Pres candidate (R) 1964) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of d D Hindlekar, cricketer (Indian batsman & wicket-keeper 1936-46)  

Jan 01   In the year 1909 birth of dana Andrews, Collins Miss, actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura)  

Jan 01   Stepan Bandera, Ukrainian nationalist leader (d. 1959) was born in the year 1909.  

Jan 02   Rene Etiemble, French literature historian (Parlez-vous Franglais) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Victor Borge, [Borge Rosenbaum], Copenhagen Denmark, pianist/comedian was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jean-Pierre Aumont, Paris France, actor (Cat & Mouse, Happy Hooker)  

Jan 05   In the year 1909 birth of simon Harcourt Nowell-Smith, bibliophile  

Famous Deaths In 1909

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) died in the year 1909.  

Jan 14   In the year 1909 sinovi P Rozhestvensky, Russian admiral, dies at 60  

Jan 15   On this day in history ernest Reyer, composer, dies at 85  

Jan 17   Sir Francis Smith, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1819 died in the year 1909.  

Jan 22   Richard A C E Erlenmeyer, German chemist, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Adolf Stoecker, German anti-semite/prime minister, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   In the year 1909 johann Georg Herzog, composer, dies at 86  

Feb 08   In the year 1909 edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80  

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