On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1909

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Industrial Exposition opens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mary Pickford makes her screen debut at the age of 16

Actress Mary Pickford
Mary Pickford

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJessica Tandy

Jessica Tandy, British actress (Birds, Cocoon, Batteries Not Included), born in London, England (d. 1994)

Actress Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
  • Peter W. Rodino, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey (1949-89), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Virginia Apgar, American physician and childbirth specialist, born in Westfield, New Jersey (d. 1974)
1909 Highlights

About June 7, 1909

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini