On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • C. N. Annadurai, Indian politician and 1st Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, born in Kancheepuram, Madras, British India (d. 1969)
  • Carlos Estrada, Uruguayan composer and conductor, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1970)

Person of interestJean Batten

Jean Batten, New Zealand aviator (first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand in 1936), born in Rotorua, New Zealand (d. 1982)

Aviator Jean Batten
Aviator
Jean Batten
  • Phil Arnold, American actor (Errand Boy, Stud Lonigan, Damn Yankees), born in Hackensack, New Jersey (d. 1968)
1909 Highlights

About September 15, 1909

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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