1909 (MCMIX, in Roman numerals) was a common year of the 20th century of the current Gregorian Calendar, from the Age of Christ, and its Sunday letter was C, had 52 weeks, beginning on a Friday and also ending on a Friday. fair.
March 4 - William Howard Taft takes office as President of the United States.
4th of April - Foundation of Sport Club Internacional.
June 14 - Death of Afonso Pena. Vice President Nilo Peçanha becomes the seventh President of Brazil.
Segismundo Moret y Prendergast replaces Antonio Maura y Montaner as president of the Spanish government.
September 23 - The president of Brazil Nilo Peçanha creates the Liceus de Artes e Ofícios.
October 12th - Foundation of Coritiba Foot Ball Club
October 17th - Club Sportivo Sergipe Foundation
January 21 - Saúl Fernandes de Aguilar, Portuguese illusionist known as "Conde d'Aguilar" (d.1988).
February 7th - Dom Hélder Câmara, Archbishop Emeritus of Olinda and Recife, Brazilian patron of human rights (d. 1999).
February 9th - Carmen Miranda, Singer and actress Luso-Brasileira (d.1955).
March 26 - Héctor José Cámpora, president of Argentina in 1973 (d. 1980).
April 17 - Alain Poher, interim president of France in 1969 and 1974 (d. 1996).
April 27 - Guillermo León Valencia, President of the Republic of Colombia from 1962 to 1966 (d. 1971).
April 30 - Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (Juliana Emma Louise Wilhelmina van Oranje-Nassau), Queen of the Netherlands from 1948 to 1980 (d. 2004).
May 26 - Adolfo López Mateos, president of Mexico from 1958 to 1964 (d. 1969).
May 26 - Lucia Ripamonti, Italian nun and blessed of the Catholic Church (d. 1954).
June 23 - Li Xiannian, President of the People's Republic of China from 1983 to 1988 (d. 1992).
July 12 - Joe DeRita, American actor and comedian and member of the Three Stooges (d. 1993).
July 18 - Mohammed Daoud Khan, Prime Minister from 1953 to 1963 and President of the Republic of Afghanistan from 1973 to 1978 (d. 1978)
June 14 - Afonso Pena, President of Brazil from 1906 to 1909. (n. 1847).
August 15 - Euclides da Cunha, Brazilian soldier and writer (b. 1866)
December 5 - Luiz Antonio da Silveira Tavora, Brazilian plastic artist and journalist (b. 1840).
Physics - Guglielmo Marconi and Carl Ferdinand Braun.
Literature - Selma Lagerlöf.
Chemistry - Wilhelm Ostwald.
Medicine - Emil Theodor Kocher.
Peace - Auguste Marie Francois Beernaert, Estornelles de Constant.