What Happened on June 24, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 15th US Golf Open: George Sargent shoots a 290 at Englewood Golf Course, New Jersey

Famous Birthdays

  • Milton Katims, American conductor/violist (WOR-NYC), born in NYC, New York
  • William G Penney, British physicist (1st British Atom Bomb)

Famous Deaths

  • Sarah Orne Jewett, American author (Country of the Pointed Firs), dies at 59