Historical Events For 1914
Saturday, 21 January 2017
Jan 01 Klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam) in the year 1914.
Jan 01 Northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria in the year 1914.
Jan 01 On this day in history the first part of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway is opened for service between North Vancouver and Horseshoe Bay, 12 miles.
Jan 01 On this day in history the first scheduled airline flight, St Petersburg-Tampa (Tony Jannus pilot)
Jan 02 Philips installs research department in Eindhoven on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1914 philips installs research dept in Eindhoven
Jan 03 On this day in history jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
Jan 03 Kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC in the year 1914.
Jan 03 On this day in history stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62
Jan 04 Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan) in the year 1914.
Jan 04 Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84 in the year 1914.
Jan 05 On this day in history ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day
Jan 05 George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman) in the year 1914.
Jan 05 In the year 1914 james Cox of Ford Motor Co announces wages will jump from $2.40/9-hour day to $5.00/8-hour day
Jan 06 On this day in history stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded
Jan 07 On this day in history 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal
Jan 07 On this day in history the first steam powered boat passes through the Panama Canal
Jan 09 Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968) on this day in history.
Jan 10 On this day in history 1st edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
Jan 10 Claude Gallimard, France, publisher in the year 1914.
Jan 10 First edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published in the year 1914.
Jan 11 In the year 1914 ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71
Jan 11 In the year 1914 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 Bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72 in the year 1914.
Jan 13 IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia on this day in history.
Jan 14 Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life) on this day in history.
Jan 14 Henry Ford introduces assembly line, for T-Fords in the year 1914.
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 In the year 1914 writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia
Jan 17 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin in the year 1914.
Jan 18 Arno Schmidt, writer in the year 1914.
Jan 19 On this day in history lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs)