Events in History in June 1909

  • Jun 1 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition opens in Seattle
  • Jun 2 Alfred Deakin becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time
  • Jun 7 Cleveland Industrial Exposition opens
  • Jun 9 Alice Huyler Ramsey, 22-year-old housewife from Hackensack, New Jersey, becomes the 1st woman to drive across the US, in a Maxwell 30, drives 3,800 miles from Manhattan to San Francisco in 59 days
  • Jun 16 1st US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000
  • Jun 18 Nannie Burroughs forms national training School for Women
  • Jun 20 1st balloon honeymoon (Roger Burham & Eleanor Waring)
  • Jun 23 Confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections
  • Jun 26 Victoria & Albert Museum opens in London
  • Jun 27 Etten-Leur 1st airplane flight in Neth (Belgium count De Lambert)
  • Jun 28 1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens