Historical Events In 1914
Friday, 14 May 2021
Jan 01 On this day in history klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam)
Jan 01 In the year 1914 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 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 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 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 in the year 1914.
Jan 05 Ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day in the year 1914.
Jan 05 In the year 1914 george Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman)
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 In the year 1914 stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded
Jan 07 On this day in history 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal
Jan 07 In the year 1914 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 on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history dorothy Jeakins, costume designer
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 On this day in history harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
Jan 14 Henry Ford introduces assembly line, for T-Fords on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history lord Dacre of Glanton, British historian
Jan 16 Roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX) in the year 1914.
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 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)