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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1909

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1909 birth of barry Goldwater, (Sen-R-Az, 1953-65, 69- )/Pres candidate (R) 1964)  

Jan 01   In the year 1909 birth of d D Hindlekar, cricketer (Indian batsman & wicket-keeper 1936-46)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of dana Andrews, Collins Miss, actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura)  

Jan 01   Stepan Bandera, Ukrainian nationalist leader (d. 1959) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1909 birth of jean-Pierre Aumont, Paris France, actor (Cat & Mouse, Happy Hooker)  

Jan 05   Simon Harcourt Nowell-Smith, bibliophile was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Sir Francis Smith, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1819 died on this day in history.  

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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