Historical Events In 1909
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Jun 08 Maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st) in the year 1909.
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 in the year 1909.
Jun 09 On this day in history jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher
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 Erwin Dressel, composer in the year 1909.
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 in the year 1909.
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) on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1909 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 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) in the year 1909.
Jun 20 Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres) in the year 1909.
Jun 20 In the year 1909 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 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 In the year 1909 milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC)
Jun 25 In the year 1909 daniel Fuchs, US writer (Summer in Williamsburg)
Jun 25 George Sargent wins US Open golf tournament on this day in history.
Jun 26 "Col Tom" Parker, [Dries Van Kruijk], Neth, rock mgr (Elvis Presley) in the year 1909.
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) on this day in history.
Jun 27 In the year 1909 gianandrea Gavazzeni, composer
Jun 28 1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens in the year 1909.
Jun 28 On this day in history arnold Shaw, composer