Historical Events For 1914
Saturday, 25 February 2017
Jan 01 Klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam) on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1914 northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria
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 In the year 1914 the first scheduled airline flight, St Petersburg-Tampa (Tony Jannus pilot)
Jan 02 On this day in history philips installs research department in Eindhoven
Jan 02 In the year 1914 philips installs research dept in Eindhoven
Jan 03 In the year 1914 jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
Jan 03 In the year 1914 kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC
Jan 03 On this day in history stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62
Jan 04 In the year 1914 mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)
Jan 04 Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jan 05 Ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1914 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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968)
Jan 10 1st edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published on this day in history.
Jan 10 Claude Gallimard, France, publisher on this day in history.
Jan 10 First edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published in the year 1914.
Jan 11 Ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jan 11 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 on this day in history.
Jan 11 Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer in the year 1914.
Jan 13 On this day in history bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72
Jan 13 IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1914 harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
Jan 14 On this day in history 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 Writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia on this day in history.
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 Lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs) on this day in history.