Historical Events For 1914
Thursday, 27 April 2017
Jan 01 Klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam) on this day in history.
Jan 01 Northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria in the year 1914.
Jan 01 The first part of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway is opened for service between North Vancouver and Horseshoe Bay, 12 miles on this day in history.
Jan 01 The first scheduled airline flight, St Petersburg-Tampa (Tony Jannus pilot) on this day in history.
Jan 02 Philips installs research department in Eindhoven in the year 1914.
Jan 02 On this day in history philips installs research dept in Eindhoven
Jan 03 Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer on this day in history.
Jan 03 Kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC in the year 1914.
Jan 03 Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1914.
Jan 04 In the year 1914 mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)
Jan 04 On this day in history silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84
Jan 05 In the year 1914 ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day
Jan 05 On this day in history george Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman)
Jan 05 James Cox of Ford Motor Co announces wages will jump from $2.40/9-hour day to $5.00/8-hour day on this day in history.
Jan 06 Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded in the year 1914.
Jan 07 In the year 1914 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal
Jan 07 The first steam powered boat passes through the Panama Canal in the year 1914.
Jan 09 Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968) on this day in history.
Jan 10 1st edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published in the year 1914.
Jan 10 In the year 1914 claude Gallimard, France, publisher
Jan 10 On this day in history first edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
Jan 11 Ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history captain Robert Abram Bartlett 1875-1946 sees his Canadian Arctic Expedition ship Karluk crushed by ice near Herald Island, north of Siberia, 300 km short of his destination of Herschel Island; one of three ships of Stefansson expedition; many of the survivors will die before they reach Wrangel Island, 100 km away, where they wait until September before being rescued
Jan 11 On this day in history dorothy Jeakins, costume designer
Jan 13 In the year 1914 bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72
Jan 13 IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia in the year 1914.
Jan 14 On this day in history harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
Jan 14 In the year 1914 henry Ford introduces assembly line, for T-Fords
Jan 15 Lord Dacre of Glanton, British historian in the year 1914.
Jan 16 Roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX) on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia
Jan 17 On this day in history gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin
Jan 18 In the year 1914 arno Schmidt, writer
Jan 19 Lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs) in the year 1914.