On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabrielle Roy, French Canadian author (The Tin Flute, Street of Riches), born in St. Boniface, Manitoba (d. 1973)
  • Jack Popplewell, British composer and playwright (If I Should Fall In Love Again), born in Leeds, England (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Gyula Erkel, Hungarian composer, son of Ferenc Erkel, dies at 66
1909 Highlights

About March 22, 1909

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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