On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1909

Historical Events

  • Bristol University granted Royal Charter

Famous Birthdays

  • Guillermo Díaz-Plaja, Spanish literary and poet (Lorca), born in Manresa, Barcelona (d. 1984)
  • Louis Fornberg, writer (d. 1957)
  • Wilbur Mills, American congressmen (Democrat-AZ: 1939-77), famous for his involvement in a sex scandal with Fanne Foxe, born in Kensett, Arkansas (d. 1992)
1909 Highlights

About May 24, 1909

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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