On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1909

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Detroit's future Baseball Hall of Fame center-fielder Ty Cobb smashes 2 inside-the-park homers to lead the Tigers to a sweep of the Washington Senators, 9-5 and 7-0

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cochrane, South African cricket pace bowler (one Test 1931)
1909 Highlights

About July 15, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer