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1909


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1909
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Manchester United
Manchester United 1 Bristol City 0
1909
   winner of the Tour de France was   
François Faber
Luxembourg 1st non-French winner of the tour.
1909
   President of the United States was   
William H. Taft
Weighed more than 332 pounds
1909
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Arthur Gore
1909
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Dora Boothby
1909
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
William Larned
d. William Clothier 6-1 6-2 5-7 1-6 6-1
1909
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman
1909
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Anthony Wilding
1909
   World Series Champions were the   
Pittsburgh Pirates
4 games to 3 v. Detroit Tigers
1909
   was the year   
The First Man Reached the North Pole
On April 6th, 1909, Robert Peary claimed to have reached the pole, although there is some dispute over this claim.
1909
   the winner was   
Auguste Beernaert and Paul Henri D'Estournelles De Constant
Belgium, 1829-1912 / France, 1852-1924
1909
   the winner was   
Selma Lagerlöf
Sweden, 1858-1940
1909
   the winner was   
Wintergreen
Vincent Powers
1909
   the winner was   
J.H. Taylor
At Royal Cinque Ports
Maybelle Carter
   was born on   
May 10, 1909
Nickelsville Va, country singer (Johnny Cash Show)
Lord Collison
   was born on   
May 10, 1909
British union leader (agriculture workers)
Harold Francis Collison
   was born on   
May 10, 1909
Trade Unionist
James Mason
   was born on   
May 15, 1909
Actor
U.S.S. Illinois
      
Assisted Italy After the Scilian Earthquake of 1909
Commissioned Sept. 1091 -- BB-7
1909
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Prince Foote
Jockey - William H. McLachlan, Trainer - Frank McGrath, Sr., Owner - John Brown, Time - 3.27.50
1909
      
The Irish Transport and General Workers Union Was Founded
1909
      
Anglo-Siamese Treaty
Formally divides northern Malay states between Siam and the British Empire.
Barry Goldwater
   was born on   
January 1, 1909
US Senator, 1964 Republican Presidential Candidate
Dana Andrews
   was born on   
January 1, 1909
Actor: State Fair
Charles Despiau
   created the sculpture   
La Bacchante, 1909
1909
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Effendi
Willie Doyle on board -- Trainer F. C. Frisbie -- W. T. Ryan -- 1:39.80
1909
   winner was   
Joe Madden
Eddie Dugan up, Owner & Trainer: Sam Hildreth -- 2:21.60
1909
   was won by   
Little Hack II
N. Markey
University of Toronto
   won the Grey Cup in   
1909
University of Toronto Varsity Blues defeated Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club 26-6 at Rosedale Field in Toronto, Ontario December 4, 1909
1909
   the winner was the   
Ottawa Senators
Abdülhamid II
   ruled from   
1876 - 1909
Abdülhamid II was the last Ottoman Sultan to rule with absolute power.
Mehmed V
   ruled from   
1909 - 1918
His reign began on 27 April 1909 but he had no real political power. His only significant political act was to formally declare Jihad against the Allies in 1914.
March 4, 1909
   the oath was recited by   
William Howard. Taft
Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol by Melville W. Fuller, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
1909 – 10
   was won by   
Celtic
Runners Up Falkirk
John Dwight Chesbro (1899-1909)
   had the nickname   
“Happy Jack”
Harry Bartholomew Hooper (1909-25)
   had the nickname   
“Hoop”
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
   features   
The Ballad Of Danny Bailey (1909-34)
1973
Zachary Davis Wheat (1909-27)
   had the nickname   
“Buck”
John Philip Sousa
   composed   
The American Maid (1909)
Also known as The Glass Blowers






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