On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1909

Historical Events

  • Construction begins on first 100 houses in Ahuzat Bayit (Tel Aviv)

Famous Birthdays

Edwin Land

Edwin Land, American inventor of instant photography and co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation, born in Bridgeport, Connecticut (d. 1991)

1909 Highlights

About May 7, 1909

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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