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Historical Events In 1909

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Jun 08   On this day in history maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st)  

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 in the year 1909.  

Jun 10   On this day in history erwin Dressel, composer  

Jun 10   On this day in history sOS signal used as an emergency call for the first time  

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

Jun 12   In the year 1909 archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey)  

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 in the year 1909.  

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 in the year 1909.  

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   In the year 1909 learmont Drysdale, composer, dies at 42  

Jun 18   Nannie Burroughs forms national training School for Women on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Edwin Gerschefski, composer in the year 1909.  

Jun 20   1st balloon honeymoon (Roger Burham & Eleanor Waring) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Katherine Dunham, dancer/choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather) in the year 1909.  

Jun 23   On this day in history confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections  

Jun 24   15th US Golf Open: George Sargent shoots a 290 at Englewood GC NJ on this day in history.  

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   George Sargent wins US Open golf tournament on this day in history.  

Jun 26   On this day in history "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) on this day in history.  

Jun 27   In the year 1909 23rd US Womens Tennis: Hazel H Wightman beats M Barger-Wallach (60 61)  

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   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   On this day in history birth of barry Goldwater, (Sen-R-Az, 1953-65, 69- )/Pres candidate (R) 1964)  

Jan 01   D D Hindlekar, cricketer (Indian batsman & wicket-keeper 1936-46) was born in the year 1909.  

Jan 01   Dana Andrews, Collins Miss, actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of stepan Bandera, Ukrainian nationalist leader (d. 1959)  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1909 birth of victor Borge, [Borge Rosenbaum], Copenhagen Denmark, pianist/comedian  

Jan 05   Jean-Pierre Aumont, Paris France, actor (Cat & Mouse, Happy Hooker) was born in the year 1909.  

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   On this day in history death of hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864)  

Jan 14   On this day in history sinovi P Rozhestvensky, Russian admiral, dies at 60  

Jan 15   Ernest Reyer, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of sir Francis Smith, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1819  

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 in the year 1909.  

Feb 03   Johann Georg Herzog, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1909.  

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

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