Historical Events For 1914
Thursday, 23 March 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 02 Philips installs research dept in Eindhoven in the year 1914.
Jan 03 On this day in history jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
Jan 03 On this day in history kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC
Jan 03 Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1914.
Jan 04 Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan) on this day in history.
Jan 04 Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1914 george Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman)
Jan 05 On this day in history james Cox of Ford Motor Co announces wages will jump from $2.40/9-hour day to $5.00/8-hour day
Jan 06 In the year 1914 stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded
Jan 07 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal in the year 1914.
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 In the year 1914 first edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
Jan 11 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 14 Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life) in the year 1914.
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 On this day in history roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
Jan 16 Writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1914 gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin
Jan 18 Arno Schmidt, writer on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1914 lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs)