Historical Events In 1914
Monday, 20 September 2021
Jan 01 Klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam) in the year 1914.
Jan 01 On this day in history northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria
Jan 01 On this day in history 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 On this day in history philips installs research department in Eindhoven
Jan 02 Philips installs research dept in Eindhoven on this day in history.
Jan 03 Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer in the year 1914.
Jan 03 Kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC in the year 1914.
Jan 03 On this day in history stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62
Jan 04 Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan) in the year 1914.
Jan 04 On this day in history silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84
Jan 05 Ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history 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 Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded in the year 1914.
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 1st edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1914 claude Gallimard, France, publisher
Jan 10 First edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published on this day in history.
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 in the year 1914.
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 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 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 On this day in history gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin
Jan 18 Arno Schmidt, writer in the year 1914.
Jan 19 Lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs) on this day in history.