On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1905

Historical Events

Sports History

British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: Scotsman James Braid wins his 2nd Open title 5 strokes ahead of runners-up Rowland Jones and J.H. Taylor

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Alexander, Australian cricket fast bowler (1 Test, Bodyline series 1933, 1 wicket; Victoria), born in Ascot Vale (d. 1993)
  • Walter Kraft, German composer and organist, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1977)
1905 Highlights

About June 9, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini