Historical Events In 1914
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
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 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 On this day in history the first scheduled airline flight, St Petersburg-Tampa (Tony Jannus pilot)
Jan 02 In the year 1914 philips installs research department in Eindhoven
Jan 02 Philips installs research dept in Eindhoven in the year 1914.
Jan 03 On this day in history jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
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 On this day in history mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)
Jan 04 Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84 on this day in history.
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 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal in the year 1914.
Jan 07 The first steam powered boat passes through the Panama Canal on this day in history.
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 In the year 1914 first edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
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 on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history dorothy Jeakins, costume designer
Jan 13 In the year 1914 bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72
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 in the year 1914.
Jan 16 Roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX) in the year 1914.
Jan 16 Writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia in the year 1914.
Jan 17 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin in the year 1914.
Jan 18 Arno Schmidt, writer in the year 1914.
Jan 19 Lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs) on this day in history.