Historical Events In 1909
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Jun 08 Maria M van de Berg, actress (It was April 1st) in the year 1909.
Jun 09 In the year 1909 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.
Jun 09 On this day in history jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher
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 In the year 1909 erwin Dressel, composer
Jun 10 SOS signal used as an emergency call for the first time in the year 1909.
Jun 12 "Shine On, Harvest Moon" by Ada Jones & Billy Murray hits #1 in the year 1909.
Jun 12 Archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey) on this day in history.
Jun 14 Burl Ives, Hunt Ill, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) in the year 1909.
Jun 15 Representatives from England, Australia and South Africa meet at Lord's and form the Imperial Cricket Conference on this day in history.
Jun 16 In the year 1909 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 in the year 1909.
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 in the year 1909.
Jun 18 Nannie Burroughs forms national training School for Women on this day in history.
Jun 19 Edwin Gerschefski, composer in the year 1909.
Jun 20 1st balloon honeymoon (Roger Burham & Eleanor Waring) on this day in history.
Jun 20 In the year 1909 cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres)
Jun 20 In the year 1909 the birth of Errol Flynn, Australian born Hollywood film actor
Jun 21 Kurt Schwaen, composer on this day in history.
Jun 22 Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet, dies at 65 in the year 1909.
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 On this day in history 15th US Golf Open: George Sargent shoots a 290 at Englewood GC NJ
Jun 24 Milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC) on this day in history.
Jun 25 On this day in history daniel Fuchs, US writer (Summer in Williamsburg)
Jun 25 On this day in history george Sargent wins US Open golf tournament
Jun 26 "Col Tom" Parker, [Dries Van Kruijk], Neth, rock mgr (Elvis Presley) on this day in history.
Jun 26 23rd US Womens Tennis: H Hotchkiss beats Maud Barger-Wallach (60 61) in the year 1909.
Jun 27 23rd US Womens Tennis: Hazel H Wightman beats M Barger-Wallach (60 61) in the year 1909.
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 Arnold Shaw, composer on this day in history.