On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Association for the Study of Negro Life and History formed in Chicago by Carter G. Woodson and others. Now the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Webb, American actor (Captain Midnight, Out of the Past), born in Bloomington, Illinois (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Spalding, American baseball player and sporting goods manufacturer (b. 1850)