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