What Happened on July 8, 1909

Historical Events

  • 1st pro baseball game (minor league) played under lights

Famous Birthdays

  • Petar Šegedin, Croatian novelist (Holy Devil), born in Žrnovo, island of Korčula (d. 1998)
Born in 1909

Famous Deaths

  • Gaston, Marquis de Gallifet, French general and Minister of War (1899-1900), dies at 79
1909 Highlights

About July 8, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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