The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2021. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1909
- January 22, 1909 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rooster in Chinese astrology.
- February 12, 1909 – New Zealand’s worst maritime disaster of the 20th century happens when the SS Penguin, an inter-island ferry, sinks and explodes at the entrance to Wellington Harbour.
- February 22, 1909 – The sixteen battleships of the Great White Fleet, led by USS Connecticut, return to the United States after a voyage around the world.
- April 14, 1909 – A massacre is organized by Ottoman Empire against Armenian population of Cilicia.
- June 6, 1909 – French troops capture Abéché (in modern-day Chad) and install a puppet sultan in the Ouaddai Empire.
- September 23, 1909 – The Phantom of the Opera (original title: Le Fantôme de l'Opéra), a novel by French writer Gaston Leroux, is first published as a serialization in Le Gaulois.
- October 26, 1909 – Itō Hirobumi, four time Prime Minister of Japan (the 1st, 5th, 7th and 10th) and Resident-General of Korea, is assassinated by An Jung-geun at the Harbin train station in Manchuria.
- November 28, 1909 – Sergei Rachmaninoff makes the debut performance of his Piano Concerto No. 3, considered to be one of the most technically challenging piano concertos in the standard classical repertoire.
- December 10, 1909 – Selma Lagerlöf becomes the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature
- December 14, 1909 – New South Wales Premier Charles Wade signs the Seat of Government Surrender Act 1909, formally completing the transfer of State land to the Commonwealth to create the Australian Capital Territory.
Who Were Born On 1909?
- May 27, 1909 – Don Finlay, English hurdler and pilot (d. 1970)
- June 19, 1909 – Midori Naka, Japanese actress (d. 1945)
- July 12, 1909 – Herbert Zim, American naturalist, author, and educator (d. 1994)
- August 8, 1909 – Bill Voce, England cricketer and coach (d. 1984)
- August 25, 1909 – Michael Rennie, English actor and producer (d. 1971)
- October 7, 1909 – Shura Cherkassky, Ukrainian-American pianist and educator (d. 1995)
- October 10, 1909 – Robert F. Boyle, American production designer and art director (d. 2010)
- October 18, 1909 – Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher and theorist (d. 2004)
- November 26, 1909 – Eugène Ionesco, Romanian-French playwright (d. 1994)
- December 28, 1909 – Henry Bland, Australian public servant (d. 1997)