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In the year 1909

705 Notable birthdays

Errol Flynn

Australian actor (1909-1959).

Born June 20th, 1909 in Battery Point. [ref]

Died October 14th, 1959 at 50 years old in Vancouver (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Barry Goldwater

American politician from arizona (1909–1998).

Born January 1st, 1909 in Phoenix. [ref]

Died May 29th, 1998 at 89 years old in Paradise Valley (stroke). [ref]

Homi Jehangir Bhabha

1909-1966, indian nuclear physicist.

Born October 30th, 1909 in Mumbai. [ref]

Died January 24th, 1966 at 56 years old in Bossons Glacier (aviation accident). [ref]

James Mason

English actor (1909–1984).

Born May 15th, 1909 in Huddersfield. [ref]

Died July 27th, 1984 at 75 years old in Lausanne (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Nicholas Winton

British stockbroker who saved 669 jewish children during 1938–39.

Born May 19th, 1909 in Hampstead. [ref]

Died July 1st, 2015 at 106 years old in Slough (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Jessica Tandy

British-american actress (1909-1994).

Born June 7th, 1909 in London. [ref]

Died September 11th, 1994 at 85 years old in Fairfield County (ovarian cancer). [ref]

Max Baer

American boxer (1909-1959).

Born February 11th, 1909 in Omaha.

Died November 21st, 1959 at 50 years old in Hollywood (myocardial infarction).

Vivian Vance

American singer (1909-1979).

Born July 26th, 1909 in Cherryvale.

Died August 17th, 1979 at 70 years old in Belvedere (breast cancer, bone cancer).

Elia Kazan

American film and theatre director (1909–2003).

Born September 7th, 1909 in Constantinople. [ref]

Died September 28th, 2003 at 94 years old in New York City. [ref]

Kwame Nkrumah

Ghanaian pan-africanist and the first prime minister and president of ghana (1909-1972).

Born September 21st, 1909 in Nkroful. [ref]

Died July 24th, 1972 at 62 years old in Bucharest (skin cancer, prostate cancer). [ref]

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