What Happened on June 9, 1909

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Alice Huyler Ramsey, a 22-year-old housewife and mother from Hackensack, New Jersey, becomes the first woman to drive across the USA, driving a Maxwell automobile 3,800 miles from Manhattan to San Francisco in 59 days with three non-driving female companions.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, philosopher