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? 111 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini