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Historical Events In 1914

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Jan 01   Klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam) in the year 1914.  

Jan 01   In the year 1914 northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria  

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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62  

Jan 04   Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1914 george Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman)  

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   On this day in history stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded  

Jan 07   1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history the first steam powered boat passes through the Panama Canal  

Jan 09   In the year 1914 derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968)  

Jan 10   On this day in history 1st edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published  

Jan 10   Claude Gallimard, France, publisher in the year 1914.  

Jan 10   First edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published in the year 1914.  

Jan 11   Ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1914.  

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   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   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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1914

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Noor Inayat Khan, Indian princess and SOE agent (d. 1944) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer was born in the year 1914.  

Jan 04   In the year 1914 birth of jane Wyman, St Joseph Mo, 1st Mrs Ron Reagan, (Magnificent Obsession)  

Jan 04   In the year 1914 birth of mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)  

Jan 04   Herman Franks, American baseball player was born in the year 1914.  

Jan 05   In the year 1914 birth of george Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman)  

Jan 05   In the year 1914 birth of nicolas de StaĆ«l, French-Russian painter (d. 1955)  

Jan 06   Arnold Richardson, composer was born in the year 1914.  

Famous Deaths In 1914

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62  

Jan 04   Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84 in the year 1914.  

Jan 11   In the year 1914 ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71  

Jan 13   In the year 1914 bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72  

Jan 20   Emil Liebling, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1914.  

Jan 21   Theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (b. 1857) died in the year 1914.  

Jan 22   Frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1914.  

Feb 06   J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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