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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:
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1909 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1909
MCMIX
Ab urbe condita 2662
Armenian calendar 1358
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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
(明治42年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4242
Minguo calendar 3 before ROC
民前3年
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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Main articles: January 1909 and February 1909

March–April[edit]

Main articles: March 1909 and April 1909

May–June[edit]

Main articles: May 1909 and June 1909

July–August[edit]

Main articles: July 1909 and August 1909

September–October[edit]

Main articles: September 1909 and October 1909

November–December[edit]

Main articles: November 1909 and December 1909

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References[edit]

  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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Idaho State Journal
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:11:15 -0700

Built in 1909 as the Monarch Hotel, the building was the first of its kind in Pocatello to offer central heating and running water, according to its current owner, Andee Kern. Kern has operated the Pegasus Book Store on the bottom floor of the building ...

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Chicago Sun-Times
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:38:20 -0700

In this Aug. 25, 2014 photo, a 1909 baseball card depicting Ty Cobb is seen at Saco River Auction Co., in Biddeford, Maine. The card is part of a collection of more than 1,400 baseball cards from 1909, 1910 and 1911 that will be auctioned off starting ...
 
Mansfield News Journal
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:33:47 -0700

Schroff, who lives in Ashland, contacted the News Journal after seeing a story, with accompanying team photo, about the 1909 Main Street Dutch baseball team from Crestline on the front page of the July 17 sports section. Schroff didn't recognize Emmer ...

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CBSSports.com
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:07:22 -0700

I suppose my "favorite" baseball death that happened long enough ago for us to make light of is Ed Delahanty's getting drunk and walking into Niagara Falls (he was found wearing only socks, shoes and a tie!). High on the list, though, is the earthly ...
 
Longview News-Journal
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:00:00 -0700

The Nov. 4, 1909, Longview Times-Clarion announced to readers that the town's first-ever “football” team had formed and was beginning practice. Among the “worthy young men” playing were: “R.E. Rain, J.R. Rainey, W.G. Zeigler, H.H. Watson, Jeff Watson, ...
 
City Guide Magazine
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:09:16 -0700

(New York) - The first comprehensive overview of Italian Futurism to be presented in the United States, this multidisciplinary exhibition examines the historical sweep of the movement from its inception with F. T. Marinetti's Futurist manifesto in 1909 ...
 
San Francisco Classical Voice
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:12:09 -0700

Among the best-loved, most-respected singers of the last century, Licia Albanese died on Friday, at age 105. In her long career, Albanese sang Cio-Cio-San at least 300 times and made two recordings with Arturo Toscanini, a great admirer of hers ...

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IBNLive
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:45:56 -0700

Passengers had to wait till till the stations to answer the call of nature, and it was not until a passenger named Okhil Chandra Sen wrote this angry yet amusing letter in 1909 that toilets were installed on Indian trains. The transcript of the letter ...
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