On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1909

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500 race track opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerzy Andrzejewski, Polish writer (Ashes and Diamonds), born in Warsaw, Kingdom of Poland (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Rembt THPLA of Boneval Faure, lawyer/1st-Member of parliament, dies
1909 Highlights

About August 19, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo