What Happened on February 21, 1909

Historical Events

  • John Galsworthy's "Strife" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • George van Renesse, Dutch pianist/music director
  • Hans Erni, Swiss painter and sculptor, born in Lucerne, Switzerland (d. 2015)
  • Helen Octavia Dickens, American physician and gynaecologist (1st black women admitted to US College of Surgeons), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2001)
1909 Highlights

About February 21, 1909

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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