On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1909

Historical Events

  • 1st balloon honeymoon (Roger Burham & Eleanor Waring)

Famous Birthdays

  • Errol Flynn, Australian actor (Captain Blood, Robin Hood), born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (d. 1959)
  • Joan Harrison, English screenwriter and producer who often worked with Alfred Hitchcock (Rebecca, They Won't Believe Me), born in Guildford, England (d. 1994)
  • Robert Marley, Jamaican cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres), born in Half Way Tree, Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1995)
1909 Highlights

About June 20, 1909

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini