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1909 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1909th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 909th year of the 2nd millennium, the 9th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1900s decade. As of the start of 1909, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events

January–February

William Taft 27th President of the United States

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Undated

Births

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March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Deaths

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April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Nobel Prizes

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References

  1. ^ Morris, Charles (1909). Finding the North Pole. W. E. Scull. pp. 448–49. 
  2. ^ "The Magnetic South Pole". Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Magnetics Group, Ocean Bottom Magnetology Laboratory. Retrieved 2013-08-07. 
  3. ^ "CQD" Radio Broadcast, April, 1924, pp. 449-455.
  4. ^ "North Pole." The Explorer's Club. Accessed 5 Feb 2014.
  5. ^ Eksteins, Modris (2000). Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. pp. 25–26. 
  6. ^ South African Power Flying Association - 1910 to 1920 - Early Flying in South Africa (Accessed on 26 November 2016)

Primary sources and year books

Further reading

  • Gilbert, Martin. A History of the Twentieth Century: Volume 1 1900-1933 (1997); global coverage of politics, diplomacy and warfare; pp 185 – 205.