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Historical Events In 1909

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Jun 08   In the year 1909 maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st)  

Jun 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history erwin Dressel, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 12   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1909.  

Jun 16   In the year 1909 the first US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000  

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   Learmont Drysdale, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1909.  

Jun 18   In the year 1909 nannie Burroughs forms national training School for Women  

Jun 19   On this day in history edwin Gerschefski, composer  

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   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   On this day in history 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   Confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections in the year 1909.  

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

Jun 24   Milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC) in the year 1909.  

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

Jun 25   George Sargent wins US Open golf tournament on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of rene Etiemble, French literature historian (Parlez-vous Franglais)  

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   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   Sinovi P Rozhestvensky, Russian admiral, dies at 60 in the year 1909.  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1909 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Johann Georg Herzog, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80  

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