Historical Events Happened In 1914
Saturday, 31 January 2015
Jan 01 On this day in history klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam)
Jan 01 On this day in history northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria
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 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 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 on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1914 stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62
Jan 04 Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan) on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded
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 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 in the year 1914.
Jan 10 On this day in history claude Gallimard, France, publisher
Jan 10 In the year 1914 first edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
Jan 11 In the year 1914 ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71
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 on this day in history.
Jan 13 Bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Jan 13 IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia in the year 1914.
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history arno Schmidt, writer
Jan 19 In the year 1914 lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs)