On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1909

Historical Events

  • 7.17" (18.2 cm) of rainfall, Rattlesnake Creek, Idaho (state record)
  • Wright Brothers form million dollar corporation to manufacture airplanes

Famous Birthdays

  • Nigel Tranter, Scottish author and historian (River Realm, Robert the Bruce), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2000)
1909 Highlights

About November 23, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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