MAJOR HAPPENINGS
Robert E. Peary reaches latitude 90 degrees north, better known as the North Pole. Peary leaves the advance base with 18 companions, four of whom are eskimos and one of whom is a black, Matthew Henson

SPORTING EVENTS
THE FIRST SKATER to complete the Single Salchow in official competition - Ulrich Salchow

Pittsburgh beats Detroit 4 games to 3 to win the world series.
James Crowley sets a new marathon record at 2:38:48.
Swiss born Louis Chevrolet wins Cobe Cup auto race in Crown Point.
U.S. polo players win American Polo Cup in England on 4th of July.

Groucho Marx
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.

Presents....the year
1909

Madam, there's no such thing as a tough child - if you parboil them first for seven hours, they always come out tender.

Back in my rummy days, I would tremble and shake for hours upon arising. It was the only exercise I got.

The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.
ENTERTAINMENT
Art- Picasso painted Harlequin --- Film- Carmen premiers in France.
HIT SONGS
The Thriller Rag - May Aufderheide - Euphonic Sounds - Scott Joplin -  Wall Street Rag - Scott Joplin
TOP MOVIES
A Corner in Wheat
FAMOUS PEOPLE BORN THIS YEAR
David Niven        Juliana, queen of the Netherlands
Benny Goodman       Errol Flynn
AVERAGE SALARY
$944.00
HOUSE PRICE
$4,500.00
AUTO PRICE
$500.00
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