Historical Events In 1909
Thursday, 18 August 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 in the year 1909.
Jun 10 In the year 1909 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.
Jun 10 On this day in history erwin Dressel, composer
Jun 10 In the year 1909 sOS signal used as an emergency call for the first time
Jun 12 "Shine On, Harvest Moon" by Ada Jones & Billy Murray hits #1 on this day in history.
Jun 12 Archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey) on this day in history.
Jun 14 On this day in history 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) 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 In the year 1909 nannie Burroughs forms national training School for Women
Jun 19 On this day in history edwin Gerschefski, composer
Jun 20 In the year 1909 1st balloon honeymoon (Roger Burham & Eleanor Waring)
Jun 20 Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres) on this day in history.
Jun 20 In the year 1909 the birth of Errol Flynn, Australian born Hollywood film actor
Jun 21 On this day in history kurt Schwaen, composer
Jun 22 Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1909 katherine Dunham, dancer/choreographer (Casbah, Stormy Weather)
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1909 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