What Happened on August 31, 1909

Historical Events

  • A. J. Reach Co. patents cork-centered baseball
  • Swedish runner Thure Johansson runs world record marathon (2:40:34.2) in Stockholm

Famous Birthdays

  • Marie-Louise Grog-Carven, French fashion designer (Ma Griffe perfume), born in Ch√Ętellerault, Poitou-Charentes (d. 2015)
Born in 1909

About August 31, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo