Historical Events For 1914
Wednesday, 16 August 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 In the year 1914 the first part of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway is opened for service between North Vancouver and Horseshoe Bay, 12 miles.
Jan 01 In the year 1914 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 Philips installs research dept in Eindhoven on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1914 jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
Jan 03 On this day in history kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC
Jan 03 In the year 1914 stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62
Jan 04 Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan) in the year 1914.
Jan 04 On this day in history silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84
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) on this day in history.
Jan 05 James Cox of Ford Motor Co announces wages will jump from $2.40/9-hour day to $5.00/8-hour day in the year 1914.
Jan 06 Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded in the year 1914.
Jan 07 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal on this day in history.
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 First edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published on this day in history.
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 Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer in the year 1914.
Jan 13 Bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1914 iWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia
Jan 14 Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life) in the year 1914.
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 In the year 1914 roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
Jan 16 In the year 1914 writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia
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 Lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs) on this day in history.