On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Juan Carlos Onetti, Uruguayan novelist (La vida breve), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1994)
  • Madge Evans, American TV panelist (Masquerade Party), born in NYC, New York (d. 1981)
  • Vera Brodsky Lawrence, American concert pianist (CBS Symphony) and musicologist (Joplin; Gottschalk), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1996)
1909 Highlights

About July 1, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer