What Happened on September 6, 1909

Historical Events

Event of Interest

New York Times headline announces American explorer Robert Peary had discovered the North Pole 5 months earlier

Famous Birthdays

  • John Ridgely, American actor (Northern Pursuit, They Died with Their Boots On, Air Force), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1968)
Born in 1909
1909 Highlights

About September 6, 1909

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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