# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1909 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031

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### 1909 Historical Event(s)

•  January 16, 1909 – Ernest Shackleton’s expedition finds the magnetic South Pole.
•  January 22, 1909 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rooster in Chinese astrology.
•  January 25, 1909 – Richard Strauss’ opera Elektra receives its debut performance at the Dresden State Opera.
•  January 27, 1909 – The Young Left is founded in Norway.
•  May 13, 1909 – The first Giro d'Italia starts from Milan. Italian cyclist Luigi Ganna will be the winner.
•  June 7, 1909 – Mary Pickford makes her screen debut at the age of 16.
•  June 26, 1909 – The Science Museum in London comes into existence as an independent entity.
•  August 7, 1909 – Alice Huyler Ramsey and three friends become the first women to complete a transcontinental auto trip, taking 59 days to travel from New York City to San Francisco.
•  August 24, 1909 – Workers start pouring concrete for the Panama Canal.
•  August 28, 1909 – A group of mid-level Greek Army officers launches the Goudi coup, seeking wide-ranging reforms.

### Who Were Born On 1909?

•  January 2, 1909 – Riccardo Cassin, Italian mountaineer (d. 2009)
•  February 21, 1909 – Hans Erni, Swiss painter
•  March 27, 1909 – Golo Mann, German historian (d. 1994)
•  May 26, 1909 – Sir Matt Busby, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 1994)
•  June 26, 1909 – Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis Presley’s manager (d. 1997)
•  July 12, 1909 – Herbert Zim, The founder and editor in chief of the Golden Guides (d.1994)
•  August 9, 1909 – Adam von Trott zu Solz, German diplomat (d. 1944)
•  September 13, 1909 – Frits Thors, Dutch newscaster
•  October 15, 1909 – Jesse Leonard Greenstein, American astronomer (d. 2002)
•  October 20, 1909 – Sugiyama Yasushi, Japanese painter (d. 1993)