On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1909

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Jack Johnson fights Tony Ross to a no decision in 6 rounds at Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to retain his heavyweight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

  • Juan Bosch, 43rd President of the Dominican Republic (1962-63) and writer, born in La Vega, Dominican Republic (d. 2001)
1909 Highlights

About June 30, 1909

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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