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.