On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1909

Historical Events

  • Harry Hillman and Lawson Robertson run 100m 3-legged race in 11 seconds

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernhard Grzimek, German zoologist (West Germany), born in Neisse, Prussian Silesia, German Empire (d. 1987)
  • Irven Spence, American animator, born in Lincoln, Nebraska (d. 1995)
1909 Highlights

About April 24, 1909

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus