On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1909

Historical Events

  • 43rd Belmont: Eddie Dugan riding Joe Madden wins in 2:21.6
  • Alfred Deakin becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time

Famous Birthdays

  • Robin Orr, Scottish composer, born in Brechin (d. 2006)
1909 Highlights

About June 2, 1909

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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