On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1909

Historical Events

  • Confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections

Famous Birthdays

  • Li Xiannian, President of the People's Republic of China (1983-88), born in Hong'an, Hubei, China (d. 1992)
  • Sam Parks Jr., American golfer (US Open 1935), born in Bellevue, Pennsylvania (d. 1997)
1909 Highlights

About June 23, 1909

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer