What Happened on July 9, 1914

Historical Events

  • 1st US duplicate auction bridge championship held, Lake Placid, NY

Contract of Interest

Boston Red Sox purchase future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth's contract from minor league Baltimore Orioles

Famous Birthdays

  • Willi Stoph, German politician (Prime Minister of German Democratic Republic 1964-73), born in Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany (d. 1999)
1914 Highlights

About July 9, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer