On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1909

Historical Events

  • Tour de France: Fran├žois Faber of Luxembourg becomes the first foreigner to win the cycling classic

Famous Birthdays

  • Nigel Henderson, British Royal Navy admiral (d. 1993)
1909 Highlights

About August 1, 1909

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo