What Happened on December 11, 1909

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Canadian Football exhibition game played in Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, Hamilton Tigers beat Ottawa Rough Riders, 11-6 before 15,000
  • Colored moving pictures demonstrated at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • John Wyer, English sports car racing team manager (d. 1989)
  • Ronald McKie, Australian author (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Innokenty Annensky, Russian poet (b. 1855)