September 1909 calendar

September 1909

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1909?


  • 02 Sep 1909 English King Edward VII signs South Africa Bill
  • 04 Sep 1909 Japan and China sign the Jiandao/Gando Treaty, which gives Japan a way to receive railroad concessions in Manchuria.
  • 06 Sep 1909 Word received, Admiral Peary discovers North Pole five months earlier.
  • 07 Sep 1909 Eugene Lefebvre (1878 : 1909), while test piloting a new French-built Wright biplane, crashes at Juvisy, France when his controls jam. Lefebvre dies, becoming the first 'pilot' in the world to lose his life in a powered heavier-than-air craft.
  • 09 Sep 1909 Jack Johnson fights Al Kaufman to no decision in 10 for boxing title
  • 13 Sep 1909 Ty Cobb clinches AL HR title with his 9th HR
  • 23 Sep 1909 The Phantom of the Opera (original title: Le Fantome de l'Opera), a novel by French writer Gaston Leroux, is first published as a serialization in Le Gaulois.
  • 25 Sep 1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration opens in New York.
  • 27 Sep 1909 29th US Mens Tennis: W A Larned beats W J Clothier (61 62 57 16 61)
  • 07 Sep 1909 Eugène Lefebvre crashes a new French-built Wright biplane during a test flight at Juvisy, south of Paris, becoming the first aviator in the world to lose his life piloting a powered heavier-than-air craft.
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Music charts

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

  1. - I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
  2. - She is My Daisy
  3. - That's a-Plenty
  4. - I Love My Wife, But Oh You Kid!
  5. - He was Very Kind to Me


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?