This article is a date listing important events for the year 1909.
- December 7 – Charlottesville votes to remain “dry”. After more than two years’ experience of “no saloons,” in Charlottesville, local option election resulted in an overwhelming vote to keep “dry” by a majority of 180 out of a total of 762 votes. Two year prior, out of 833 votes cast there was a “dry” majority of only 40. The Anti-Saloon League estimated that only about 600 saloons remain in Virginia.