On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1909

Historical Events

  • Alice Huyler Ramsey, 22-year-old housewife from Hackensack, New Jersey, becomes the 1st woman to drive across the US, in a Maxwell 30, drives 3,800 miles from Manhattan to San Francisco in 59 days

Famous Birthdays

  • Jose Luis Lopez Aranguren, Spanish philosopher, born in Avila, Spain (d. 1996)
1909 Highlights

About June 9, 1909

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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