October 1909 calendar

October 1909

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 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 October 1909: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1909?


  • 02 Oct 1909 1st rugby match
  • 08 Oct 1909 Chicago Cubs beat New York Giants 4-2 in a playoff to win National League pennant.
  • 09 Oct 1909 Ty Cobb steals home in World Series game
  • 13 Oct 1909 An agreement by Germany, Italy and Switzerland gives the Germans and Italians access to the Gotthard Rail Tunnel.
  • 14 Oct 1909 Pirates beat Tigers, 5-4, forces 1st full 7 game world series
  • 16 Oct 1909 Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 18 Oct 1909 Comte de Lambert of France sets airplane altitude record of 300 m.
  • 26 Oct 1909 Ito Hirobumi, Resident-General of Korea, was shot to death by Korean independence supporter Ahn Jung-geun at the Harbin train station in Manchuria.
  • 16 Oct 1909 William Howard Taft and Porfirio Díaz hold the first summit between a U.S. and a Mexican president. They narrowly escape assassination.
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Music charts

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

  1. - I'm Awfully Glad I Met You
  2. - My Pony Boy
  3. - Take Me Out for a Joy Ride
  4. - My Wife's Gone to the Country (Hurrah! Hurrah!)
  5. - I've Got Rings on My Fingers


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?