Historical Events In 1909
Saturday, 17 August 2019
Aug 10 Algemeene Netherland Toonkunstenars Ver (ANTV) begins on this day in history.
Aug 10 Brian Easdale, composer in the year 1909.
Aug 11 On this day in history gaston Gilbert Litaize, composer
Aug 11 In the year 1909 liner "Arapahoe" is 1st ship to use SOS distress call
Aug 11 SOS first used by an American ship, Arapahoe, off Cape Hatteras, NC on this day in history.
Aug 12 On this day in history maurice Heath, air marshal
Aug 13 John Beal, Joplin MO, actor (10 Who Dare, I Am the Law, Amityville 3D) in the year 1909.
Aug 14 Len Darling, cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's) in the year 1909.
Aug 15 On this day in history raymond O'Malley, teacher
Aug 16 On this day in history paul Smith Callaway, composer
Aug 17 Richard Hoffman, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1909.
Aug 18 Mayor of Tokyo Yukio Ozaki presents Washington, D.C. with 2,000 cherry trees, which President Taft decides to plant near the Potomac River in the year 1909.
Aug 18 Miliza Korjus, Warsaw Poland, actress (Great Waltz) in the year 1909.
Aug 19 On this day in history first race at the Indianapolis 500 Speedway
Aug 19 In the year 1909 indianapolis 500 race track opens
Aug 19 Jerzy Andrzejewski, Warsaw Poland, writer (Ashes & Diamonds) on this day in history.
Aug 19 In the year 1909 rembt THPLA of Boneval Faure, lawyer/1st-Member of parliament, dies
Aug 20 In the year 1909 albert Roberts, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 5 Tests 1932-37)
Aug 21 On this day in history c Dillon Douglas, Geneva Switz, US Secretary of Treasury (1961-65)
Aug 22 In the year 1909 mel Hein, NFL center (NY Giants)
Aug 24 Ronnie Grieveson, S Afr cricket keeper/batsman (2 Tests v Eng 1939) on this day in history.
Aug 24 Workers start pouring concrete for Panama Canal in the year 1909.
Aug 25 Arwel Hughes, composer in the year 1909.
Aug 26 On this day in history eric Quail Davies, cricket pace bowler (5 Tests for S Africa 1935-39)
Aug 26 Frank Tarrant scores cricket 145 & 13-67 for Middlesex v Gloucs on this day in history.
Aug 27 Jack Chesbro's final Yankee game on this day in history.
Aug 27 On this day in history lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist
Aug 29 On this day in history aH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m
Aug 29 Emil C Hansen, Danish physiologist, dies in the year 1909.
Aug 29 In the year 1909 francis Henry Smith, librarian
Aug 29 World's first air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtis (USA) wins in the year 1909.
Aug 30 In the year 1909 barry Appleby, cartoonist
Aug 30 Burgess Shale fossils discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott in the year 1909.
Aug 31 In the year 1909 a J Reach Co patents cork-centered baseball