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Historical Events Happened In January - 14

Friday, 01 August 2014

1868  On this day in history south Carolina constitutional convention, meets with a black majority  

1868  NC constitutional convention meets in Raleigh on this day in history.  

1868  On this day in history catharina A M de Savornin Lohman, Dutch author (Belief)  

1868  Heinrich Schenker, Austrian musicologist (Ursatz), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1871  Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter) on this day in history.  

1873  "Celluloid" registered as a trademark on this day in history.  

1874  I D Shadd elected Speaker of lower house of Miss legislature on this day in history.  

1874  Thornton Waldo Burgess, author (Peter Rabbit) on this day in history.  

1875  On this day in history the birth of Albert Schweitzer, French medical missionary and Nobel Prize winner  

1875  On this day in history albert Schweitzer, doctor/humanitarian/organist (Nobel 1954)  

1878  On this day in history the first private connection by telephone in Great Britain is made on the Isle of Wight when Queen Victoria speaks to Thomas Biddulph.  

1878  On this day in history uS Supreme court rules race separation on trains unconstitutional  

1878  On this day in history victor A D Segalen, [Max Anely], French writer  

1882  On this day in history hendrik W van Loon, Netherland, commentator/writer (Story of America)  

1886  Hugh Lofting, England, writer & illustrator (Dr Dolittle) on this day in history.  

1887  Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1888  On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

1889  On this day in history vincenzo Davico, composer  

1890  Francesco D'Arcais, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history the birth of Hal Roach, American director  

1892  On this day in history hal Roach, early film director/producer (1 Million BC)  

1895  On this day in history george Richard Samways, children's writer  

1896  John dos Passos, novelist (1919, Big Money, 42nd Parallel) on this day in history.  

1897  On this day in history 6,960-m (22,834') Cerro Aconcagua (Argentina) first climbed  

1897  6,960-m (22,834') Cerro Aconcagua (Argentina) 1st climbed on this day in history.  

1898  Death of Charles Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, British author of Alice in Wonderland on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history joe Darling hits the first six in Tests (out of the ground)  

1898  On this day in history joe Darling hits the 1st six in Tests (out of the ground)  

1898  Helen Flint, Chicago, actress (Sea Devils, Married Before Breakfast) on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history lewis Carroll, writer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 65  

1899  On this day in history fritz Bayerlein, German lt-general (WW I, Poland, Libya, St-Lo)  

1900  Giacomo Puccini's opera "Tosca," premieres in Rome on this day in history.  

1901  On this day in history bebe Daniels, Scotland, actress (42nd Street, Lonesome Luke)  

1901  On this day in history charles Hermite, French mathematician (e is transcendent), dies at 78  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1131  King Valdemar I of Denmark (d. 1182) was born on this day in history.  

1451  On this day in history birth of franchinus Gaffurius, composer  

1467  On this day in history birth of henry van Stolberg & Wernigerode, German gov/viceroy of Frisia  

1477  Hermann of Wied, German Catholic archbishop (d. 1552) was born on this day in history.  

1507  On this day in history birth of catherine of Habsburg, Infanta of Spain and queen of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1551  Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (d. 1608) was born on this day in history.  

1566  On this day in history birth of angelo Notari, composer  

1592  On this day in history birth of sjihab al-Din Sultan Choerram Sjah Djahan, leader of India  

Famous Deaths In January - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0973  Ekkehard I, monk of St Gallen (Vita Waltharii manu fortis), dies on this day in history.  

1163  On this day in history ladislaus I Arpad, king of Hungary (1162-63), dies  

1236  Sava [Rastko], son of Serbia's king/saint, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1301  Andreas III Arpad, king of Hungary (1290-1301), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1331  On this day in history death of odoric, Italian explorer (b. 1286)  

1623  Paolo Sarpi, Italian church historian/politician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1640  On this day in history death of thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578)  

1648  On this day in history casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring), dies at 63