On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1909

Historical Events


Conference meetingConference of Interest

National Conference on the Negro holds its first meeting in United Charities Building, New York (earlier form of the NAACP)

Nurse and Social Activist Lillian Wald
Nurse and Social Activist
Lillian Wald

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Lewando, British director (Marks & Spencer)
  • Thor Thorvaldsen, Norwegian yachtsman (Olympic gold 1948, 52)
1909 Highlights

About May 31, 1909

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini