April 1909 calendar

April 1909

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1909.
The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1909: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1909?


  • 04 Apr 1909 Sport Club Internacional was founded in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
  • 06 Apr 1909 1st credit union forms in US
  • 09 Apr 1909 The U.S. Congress passes the Payne-Aldrich Tariff Act.
  • 11 Apr 1909 The city of Tel Aviv (then known as Ahuzat Bayit) is founded.
  • 13 Apr 1909 The Turkish military reverses the Ottoman countercoup of 1909 to force the deposal of Sultan Abdul Hamid II.
  • 14 Apr 1909 Anglo-Persian Oil Company forms in London.
  • 15 Apr 1909 New York Giants Red Ames second no-hitter, loses in 13 on a 7 hitter to Brooklyn Dodgers.
  • 18 Apr 1909 Joan of Arc is beatified in Rome.
  • 19 Apr 1909 13th Boston Marathon won by Henri Renaud of New Hampshire in 2:53:36.8.
  • 24 Apr 1909 Harry Hillman and Lawson Robertson run 100 metre 3-legged race in 11 seconds.
  • 27 Apr 1909 Sultan of Ottoman Empire Abdul Hamid II is overthrown, and is succeeded by his brother, Mehmed V.
  • 06 Apr 1909 Robert Peary and Matthew Henson become the first people to reach the North Pole; Peary's claim has been disputed because of failings in his navigational ability.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1909?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - When You and I Were Young, Maggie
  2. - In the Garden of My Heart
  3. - Shine on, Harvest Moon
  4. - El Capitan March (new version)
  5. - I Wish I Had a Girl


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?