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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1870s  1880s  1890s  – 1900s –  1910s  1920s  1930s
Years: 1906 1907 190819091910 1911 1912
1909 by topic:
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1909 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1909
Ab urbe condita 2662
Armenian calendar 1358
Assyrian calendar 6659
Bahá'í calendar 65–66
Bengali calendar 1316
Berber calendar 2859
British Regnal year Edw. 7 – 9 Edw. 7
Buddhist calendar 2453
Burmese calendar 1271
Byzantine calendar 7417–7418
Chinese calendar 戊申(Earth Monkey)
4605 or 4545
    — to —
己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4606 or 4546
Coptic calendar 1625–1626
Discordian calendar 3075
Ethiopian calendar 1901–1902
Hebrew calendar 5669–5670
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1965–1966
 - Shaka Samvat 1831–1832
 - Kali Yuga 5010–5011
Holocene calendar 11909
Igbo calendar 909–910
Iranian calendar 1287–1288
Islamic calendar 1326–1327
Japanese calendar Meiji 42
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4242
Minguo calendar 3 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2452

Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar.



















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  1. ^ "The Magnetic South Pole". Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Magnetics Group, Ocean Bottom Magnetology Laboratory. Retrieved 2013-08-07. 
  2. ^ Radio Broadcast, April, 1924, pp. 449-455: CQD.
  3. ^ "North Pole." The Explorer's Club. Accessed 5 Feb 2014.
  4. ^ Eksteins, Modris (2000). Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. pp. 25–26. 

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