On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1909

Historical Events

  • The Hudson Motor Car Company is founded.

Famous Birthdays

  • August Derleth, American writer (Judge Peck Mysteries) and editor, born in Sauk City, Wisconsin (d. 1971)
  • Jean Yves Morvan Marin, broadcaster
  • Max Black, Dutch/British/American philosopher (analytical philosophy)
  • Michael Francis Morris Lindsay, orientalist
  • Riccardo Freda, Italian film director and screenwriter (Theodora, Slave Empress), born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 1999)
1909 Highlights

About February 24, 1909

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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