Year 1909 in History - Important Historical Events of the year 1909

The year 1909 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1909 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1909 in World ⚡

DateIncident/Event
09 januaryErnest Shackleton, leading the Nimrod Expedition, planted the British flag 97 nautical miles (180 km) from the South Pole, the farthest anyone has ever reached at that time.
05 februaryBelgian chemist Leo Baekeland announced the creation ofBakelite, the world's first synthetic plastic.
22 februaryThe sixteen United States Navy battleships of the Great White Fleet, led by Connecticut, complete a circumnavigation of the globe.
23 februaryThe Silver Dart was flown off the ice of Bras d'Or Lake on CapeBreton Island, making it the first controlled powered flight in Canadaand the British Empire.
26 februaryThe first films made with Kinemacolor, the earliest successful colour motion picture process, were shown to the British general public.
21 marchThe remains of the Báb, one of three central figures of the Bahá'í Faith, were interred by `Abdu'l-Bahá in Haifa, present-day Israel.
14 aprilFollowing a military revolt against the constitutional government, a mob began a massacre of Armenians in Adana Vilayet, Ottoman Empire.
13 mayThe first Giro d'Italia long distance road bicycle racing stagerace began in Italy, with Italian professional road racing cyclist LuigiGanna becoming the eventual winner.
25 julyFrench aviator Louis Blériot crossed the English Channel in aheavier-than-air flying machine, flying from near Calais, France, toDover, England.
07 augustFifty-nine days after leaving New York City, Alice HuylerRamsey, with three friends, arrived in San Francisco to become the firstwoman to drive an automobile across the U.S.
28 augustA military coup d'etat against the government of Dimitrios Rallis began in the Goudi neighbourhood of Athens, Greece.
30 augustAmerican paleontologist Charles Walcott discovered the BurgessShale, one of the world's most celebrated fossil fields, in the Canadian Rockies in British Columbia.
04 decemberThe first Grey Cup game, the championship game of the CanadianFootball League, was held.
04 decemberThe Montreal Canadiens, the oldest professional ice hockey clubin the world, was founded as a charter member of the National HockeyAssociation.
02 JuneAlfred Deakin was elected Prime Minister of Australia for the third consecutive time.
30 JulyWright Banghuas built the first aircraft for the army.
12 SeptemberGerman chemist Fritts Hoffmann obtained a patent for synthetic rubber.
30 OctoberHomi Jahangir Bhabha, a prominent scientist of India, was born. Who envisioned India's nuclear power program. He is also known as the \ 'Architect of Indian Atomic Energy Program \'.
10 NovemberAmerican musician and lyricist Johnny Marks was born.
13 NovemberA fire at a St. Paul coal mine in Cherry, Illinois, USA, killed 259 personnel.
23 NovemberThe Wright brothers set up the company with the capital of $ 1 million to produce the aircraft.
06 AprilUS citizens Robert Pieri and Matthew Hansen claimed to have reached the North Pole for the first time.
05 JanuaryColombia accepted the independence of Panama.
05 FebruaryLeo Backland announced the manufacture of Bakelite hard thermosetting plastics.
04 MarchWilliam Howard Taft was sworn in as the 27th President of the United States.
04 AprilThe Football Team Sport Club International was established in Porto Alegre Brazil.
17 MayThe first Giro d \ tallia bicycle race began in the city of Milan, with Luigi Sugarcane winning.
08 JuneAn earthquake and tsunami destroyed the city of Korinchi, located on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, killing 230 people.
25 JulyWorkers started a revolt in the city of Barcelona.
12 AugustThe Indianapolis Motor Speed ​​Way opened in the United States.
12 OctoberThe football team was established in Curitiba, Brazil.
05 NovemberThe first Woolworth department store opened in Liverpool, UK, as the American chain was expanding its department store in Europe
06 DecemberSaratov State University was established in the Russian city.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1909 in India ⚡

DateIncident/Event
30 OctoberHomi Jahangir Bhabha, a prominent scientist of India, was born. Who envisioned India's nuclear power program. He is also known as the \ 'Architect of Indian Atomic Energy Program \'.
12 AugustThe Indianapolis Motor Speed ​​Way opened in the United States.

Notable birthdays of the year 1909 😀

DayMonthName/Category/Country
08JanuaryAshapoorna Devi / Female / Poet / India
16JulyAruna Asaf Ali / Female / Freedom Fighter / India

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