What Happened on December 11, 1909

Historical Events

  • Canadian Football exhibition game played in Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, Hamilton Tigers beat Ottawa Rough Riders, 11-6 before 15,000
  • Colored moving pictures demonstrated at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • John Wyer, English sports car racing team manager, born in Kidderminster, England (d. 1989)
  • Ronald McKie, Australian author (The Mango Tree), born in Toowoomba, Queensland (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Innokenty Annensky, Russian poet (b. 1855)
1909 Highlights

About December 11, 1909

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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