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Historical Events In 1909

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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   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   SOS signal used as an emergency call for the first time on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1909.  

Jun 14   Burl Ives, Hunt Ill, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1909 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 on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1909.  

Jun 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history edwin Gerschefski, composer  

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

Jun 20   In the year 1909 cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres)  

Jun 20   On this day in history the birth of Errol Flynn, Australian born Hollywood film actor  

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   On this day in history katherine Dunham, dancer/choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather)  

Jun 23   In the year 1909 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   On this day in history milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC)  

Jun 25   Daniel Fuchs, US writer (Summer in Williamsburg) in the year 1909.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1909 gianandrea Gavazzeni, composer  

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

Jun 28   In the year 1909 arnold Shaw, composer  

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

Jan 01   Dana Andrews, Collins Miss, actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura) was born in the year 1909.  

Jan 01   In the year 1909 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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1909.  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history johann Georg Herzog, composer, dies at 86  

Feb 08   Edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1909.  

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