Historical Events In 1909
Thursday, 24 October 2019
Sep 02 English King Edward VII signs South Africa Bill on this day in history.
Sep 04 In the year 1909 karel Horky, composer
Sep 06 John Ridgely, Chicago IL, actor (Northern Pursuit, Air Force) on this day in history.
Sep 06 On this day in history word received, Adm Peary discovers North Pole 5 months earlier
Sep 07 On this day in history elia Kazan, Constaninople Turkey, director (Streetcar Named Desire)
Sep 07 On this day in history eugene Lefebvre (1878-1909), while test piloting a new French-built Wright biplane, crashes at Juvisy France when his controls jam. Lefebvre dies, becoming the first 'pilot' in the world to lose his life in a powered heavier-than-air craft.
Sep 07 On this day in history eugene Lefebvre, dies test piloting a Wright A aircraft
Sep 09 Jack Johnson fights Al Kaufman to no decision in 10 for boxing title in the year 1909.
Sep 09 On this day in history jane Baxter, [Feodora Forde], Bremen Germany, actress (We Live Again)
Sep 11 Anne Seymour, Engld, actress (Gemini Affair, Empire, Tim Conway Show) on this day in history.
Sep 11 Max Wolf rediscovers Halley's comet in the year 1909.
Sep 12 In the year 1909 spud Chandler, baseball player (AL MVP 1943)
Sep 13 Herbert Berghof, Vienna Austria, actor (Belarus File) on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history ty Cobb clinches AL HR title with his 9th HR (all inside-the-park)
Sep 14 The birth of Peter Scott, British naturalist and artist on this day in history.
Sep 15 On this day in history carlos Estrada, composer
Sep 16 John Megaw, British Lord Justice of Appeal in the year 1909.
Sep 17 Elizabeth Wilkinson, professor German University College London in the year 1909.
Sep 18 Largest paid baseball attendance (35,409), A's beat Tigers, 2-0 in Det in the year 1909.
Sep 22 On this day in history david Riesman, US sociologist (Lonely Crowd)
Sep 23 On this day in history marianne Straub, weaver
Sep 25 Florizel A Glasspole, governor-gen of Jamaica (1973-91) in the year 1909.
Sep 25 In the year 1909 hudson-Fulton Celebration opens in NY
Sep 26 Helen Giuliani, mother of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994-2002) in the year 1909.
Sep 27 29th US Mens Tennis: W A Larned beats W J Clothier (61 62 57 16 61) in the year 1909.
Sep 27 On this day in history jean Berger, composer
Sep 29 In the year 1909 andrew Herron, Moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland)
Oct 01 In the year 1909 everett Sloane, NYC, actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer)
Oct 02 On this day in history 1st rugby match (Twickenham)
Oct 04 On this day in history james B Pritchard, US, theologist/archaeologist
Oct 06 Carol Lombard, Ft Wayne IN, actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only) on this day in history.
Oct 06 Dudley Buck, US organist/composer, dies at 70 in the year 1909.
Oct 07 Shura Cherkassky, pianist in the year 1909.
Oct 08 Bill Hewitt, NFL end (Chicago Bears, Phila Eagles) in the year 1909.