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Historical Events In 1909

Sunday, 24 March 2019

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

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   Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history erwin Dressel, composer  

Jun 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1909 archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey)  

Jun 14   In the year 1909 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 in the year 1909.  

Jun 16   On this day in history 1st US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 18   Learmont Drysdale, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 19   Edwin Gerschefski, composer in the year 1909.  

Jun 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the birth of Errol Flynn, Australian born Hollywood film actor  

Jun 21   In the year 1909 kurt Schwaen, composer  

Jun 22   On this day in history detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet, dies at 65  

Jun 22   Katherine Dunham, dancer/choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather) in the year 1909.  

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   Milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC) in the year 1909.  

Jun 25   Daniel Fuchs, US writer (Summer in Williamsburg) on this day in history.  

Jun 25   George Sargent wins US Open golf tournament in the year 1909.  

Jun 26   In the year 1909 "Col Tom" Parker, [Dries Van Kruijk], Neth, rock mgr (Elvis Presley)  

Jun 26   23rd US Womens Tennis: H Hotchkiss beats Maud Barger-Wallach (60 61) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 27   Gianandrea Gavazzeni, composer in the year 1909.  

Jun 28   1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Victor Borge, [Borge Rosenbaum], Copenhagen Denmark, pianist/comedian was born in the year 1909.  

Jan 05   Jean-Pierre Aumont, Paris France, actor (Cat & Mouse, Happy Hooker) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1909.  

Jan 14   Sinovi P Rozhestvensky, Russian admiral, dies at 60 in the year 1909.  

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

Jan 17   Sir Francis Smith, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1819 died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 02   Adolf Stoecker, German anti-semite/prime minister, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Johann Georg Herzog, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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