On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Marguerite Perey, French physicist (d. 1975)
  • Robert Beatty, Canadian actor (2001: A Space Odyssey, Where Eagles Dare), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Cesare Lombroso, Italian psychiatrist and criminologist, dies at 73
1909 Highlights

About October 19, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra