Historical Events In 1914
Sunday, 05 April 2020
Jan 01 Klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam) in the year 1914.
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 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) 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 George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman) in the year 1914.
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 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 On this day in history derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968)
Jan 10 In the year 1914 1st edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
Jan 10 Claude Gallimard, France, publisher on this day in history.
Jan 10 First edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published on this day in history.
Jan 11 Ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71 in the year 1914.
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 in the year 1914.
Jan 11 In the year 1914 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 In the year 1914 harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
Jan 14 In the year 1914 henry Ford introduces assembly line, for T-Fords
Jan 15 On this day in history lord Dacre of Glanton, British historian
Jan 16 In the year 1914 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 Lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs) on this day in history.