On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwin Gerschefski, American pianist, composer and teacher (Saugauck Suite), born in Meriden, Connecticut (d. 1992)
  • Joe Thomas, American jazz tenor saxophonist, vocalist (Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra), bandleader, and undertaker, born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
  • Osamu Dazai, Japan, novelist (Tsugaru, No Longer Human)
1909 Highlights

About June 19, 1909

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 113 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

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