What Happened on September 7, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Eugene Lefebvre becomes first pilot to die in an airplane craft, while test piloting new French-built Wright biplane at Juvisy

Famous Birthdays

  • Elia Kazan, Constaninople Turkey, director (Streetcar Named Desire)
  • Jo Juda, Dutch musician
  • Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, singer

Famous Deaths

  • Eugene Lefebvre, dies test piloting a Wright A aircraft