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This article is about the year 1909. For the number, see 1909 (number).
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:
By country
Birth and death categories
Establishments and disestablishments categories
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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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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:18:45 -0800

BOLOGNA, Italy, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ -- Bologna F.C. 1909 announced yesterday their appointment of Claudio Fenucci as Chief Executive Officer of the club at an official press conference at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara. President and Chairman Joe Tacopina ...

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014 13:05:27 -0800

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