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Historical Events In 1909

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Jun 08   Maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st) in the year 1909.  

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 in the year 1909.  

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

Jun 16   Willi Boskovsky, Austria, conductor (new years concert) on this day in history.  

Jun 17   A Kopff discovers asteroid #682 Hagar in the year 1909.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 20   Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres) in the year 1909.  

Jun 20   The birth of Errol Flynn, Australian born Hollywood film actor on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Kurt Schwaen, composer in the year 1909.  

Jun 22   Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 23   Confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections on this day in history.  

Jun 24   15th US Golf Open: George Sargent shoots a 290 at Englewood GC NJ in the year 1909.  

Jun 24   In the year 1909 milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC)  

Jun 25   On this day in history daniel Fuchs, US writer (Summer in Williamsburg)  

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   In the year 1909 23rd US Womens Tennis: H Hotchkiss beats Maud Barger-Wallach (60 61)  

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   On this day in history 1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens  

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   In the year 1909 birth of d D Hindlekar, cricketer (Indian batsman & wicket-keeper 1936-46)  

Jan 01   Dana Andrews, Collins Miss, actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura) was born in the year 1909.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Victor Borge, [Borge Rosenbaum], Copenhagen Denmark, pianist/comedian was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Sinovi P Rozhestvensky, Russian admiral, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Ernest Reyer, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   Edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1909.  

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