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Historical Events In 1909

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Jun 08   On this day in history maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 10   In the year 1909 erwin Dressel, composer  

Jun 10   In the year 1909 sOS signal used as an emergency call for the first time  

Jun 12   In the year 1909 "Shine On, Harvest Moon" by Ada Jones & Billy Murray hits #1  

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) on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history 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 in the year 1909.  

Jun 16   Willi Boskovsky, Austria, conductor (new years concert) in the year 1909.  

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   Nannie Burroughs forms national training School for Women on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Edwin Gerschefski, composer in the year 1909.  

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

Jun 20   In the year 1909 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 in the year 1909.  

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

Jun 22   On this day in history katherine Dunham, dancer/choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather)  

Jun 23   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history 23rd US Womens Tennis: Hazel H Wightman beats M Barger-Wallach (60 61)  

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   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   Barry Goldwater, (Sen-R-Az, 1953-65, 69- )/Pres candidate (R) 1964) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   D D Hindlekar, cricketer (Indian batsman & wicket-keeper 1936-46) was born in the year 1909.  

Jan 01   In the year 1909 birth of dana Andrews, Collins Miss, actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura)  

Jan 01   In the year 1909 birth of stepan Bandera, Ukrainian nationalist leader (d. 1959)  

Jan 02   Rene Etiemble, French literature historian (Parlez-vous Franglais) was born in the year 1909.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1909 death of hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864)  

Jan 14   On this day in history sinovi P Rozhestvensky, Russian admiral, dies at 60  

Jan 15   Ernest Reyer, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1909.  

Jan 17   Sir Francis Smith, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1819 died in the year 1909.  

Jan 22   Richard A C E Erlenmeyer, German chemist, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 02   In the year 1909 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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