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Historical Events In 1909

Monday, 17 May 2021

Jun 08   Maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st) on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1909 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 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   1st US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000 on this day in history.  

Jun 16   On this day in history the first US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000  

Jun 16   In the year 1909 willi Boskovsky, Austria, conductor (new years concert)  

Jun 17   On this day in history a Kopff discovers asteroid #682 Hagar  

Jun 18   Learmont Drysdale, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1909.  

Jun 18   On this day in history nannie Burroughs forms national training School for Women  

Jun 19   In the year 1909 edwin Gerschefski, composer  

Jun 20   In the year 1909 1st balloon honeymoon (Roger Burham & Eleanor Waring)  

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 in the year 1909.  

Jun 21   Kurt Schwaen, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet, dies at 65 in the year 1909.  

Jun 22   In the year 1909 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 in the year 1909.  

Jun 24   On this day in history milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 28   Arnold Shaw, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 02   In the year 1909 birth of rene Etiemble, French literature historian (Parlez-vous Franglais)  

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 in the year 1909.  

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   In the year 1909 ernest Reyer, composer, dies at 85  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history richard A C E Erlenmeyer, German chemist, dies at 83  

Feb 02   On this day in history adolf Stoecker, German anti-semite/prime minister, dies at 73  

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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