Historical Events In 1914
Sunday, 28 February 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 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 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 In the year 1914 philips installs research dept in Eindhoven
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 On this day in history stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62
Jan 04 Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan) in the year 1914.
Jan 04 In the year 1914 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 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 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 The first steam powered boat passes through the Panama Canal in the year 1914.
Jan 09 Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968) in the year 1914.
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 In the year 1914 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 On this day in history bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72
Jan 13 On this day in history iWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia
Jan 14 Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
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 On this day in history arno Schmidt, writer
Jan 19 In the year 1914 lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs)