February 1909 calendar

February 1909

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

But much more happened on February 1909: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1909?


  • 01 Feb 1909 US Assay Office in Salt Lake City, Utah opens.
  • 02 Feb 1909 Italian writer Marinetti publishes Futurist Manifest in Paris.
  • 08 Feb 1909 France and Germany sign treaty about Morocco.
  • 12 Feb 1909 Robert Fowler runs world record marathon (2:46:52.6).
  • 15 Feb 1909 The Flores Theater fire in Acapulco, Mexico kills 250.
  • 16 Feb 1909 Serbia mobilizes against Austria-Hungary.
  • 18 Feb 1909 Boston Red Sox trade Cy Young, at age 41, to Cleveland Naps.
  • 20 Feb 1909 Publication of the Futurist Manifesto in the French journal Le Figaro.
  • 22 Feb 1909 Great White Fleet, first US fleet to circle the globe, returns to Virginia.
  • 23 Feb 1909 Russian tsar Nicolas II dissolves Finnish Diet.
  • 26 Feb 1909 Kinemacolor, the first successful color motion picture process, is first shown to the general public at the Palace Theatre in London.
  • 02 Feb 1909 The Paris Film Congress opens, an attempt by European producers to form an equivalent to the MPCC cartel in the United States.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Brown Eyes, Good-Bye
  2. - The Right Church, but the Wrong Pew
  3. - Under the Double Eagle
  4. - Good Evening, Caroline
  5. - There Never was a Girl Like You


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?