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Historical Events In 1914

Sunday, 05 July 2020

Aug 13   On this day in history establishment of the Australian Red Cross to raise funds to purchase comfort supplies for Australian service personnel overseas  

Aug 13   Richard Basehart, actor (Voyage to Bottom of the Sea) on this day in history.  

Aug 14   British field marshal John French & Gen Wilson land in France on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937)  

Aug 15   13th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in New York (3-2) on this day in history.  

Aug 15   In the year 1914 anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Baba yaga), dies at 59 [NS=Aug 28]  

Aug 15   Panama Canal opens (under cost) in the year 1914.  

Aug 15   Peter Nicholson Gunn, writer in the year 1914.  

Aug 16   German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948) in the year 1914.  

Aug 17   Franklin D Roosevelt Jr, son of FDR/(Rep-D-NY, 1949-55) in the year 1914.  

Aug 17   French troops under gen de Castelnau occupy Chateau Salins on this day in history.  

Aug 17   James Grierson, British general on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history the Belgian government moves its offices from Brussels to Antwerp.  

Aug 18   Oscar Egg sets new cycling hour record (44,247 km) on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Pres Wilson issues Proclamation of Neutrality in the year 1914.  

Aug 19   On this day in history elmer Rice' "On Trial," premieres in NYC  

Aug 19   Fumio Hayasaka, composer in the year 1914.  

Aug 20   In the year 1914 german forces invade Brussels  

Aug 20   On this day in history german forces occupy Brussels, Belgium during WW I  

Aug 20   On this day in history german General von Bulow executes 211 Belgians  

Aug 20   Kitei Sohn, Korean marathon runner/coach (Olympic-gold-1936) on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Pius X, [Giuseppe M Sarto], Pope (1903-14), dies in the year 1914.  

Aug 21   In the year 1914 20th US Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 290 at Midlothian CC Ill  

Aug 21   On this day in history dallas Pratt, collector  

Aug 22   In the year 1914 battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French  

Aug 22   On this day in history raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle  

Aug 23   On this day in history -24] German troops plunder Belgium  

Aug 23   Emperor of Japan declares war on Germany on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks in the year 1914.  

Aug 23   On this day in history japan declares war on Germany during WWI.  

Aug 24   On this day in history battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops  

Aug 25   -26] Belgian offensive at Antwerp in the year 1914.  

Aug 25   Alexei Haieff, Blagovestchensk Siberia, composer (Princess Zondilda) on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Jane Wyman, St Joseph Mo, 1st Mrs Ron Reagan, (Magnificent Obsession) was born in the year 1914.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1914 birth of herman Franks, American baseball player  

Jan 05   George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman) was born in the year 1914.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of nicolas de StaĆ«l, French-Russian painter (d. 1955)  

Jan 06   In the year 1914 birth of arnold Richardson, composer  

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   In the year 1914 silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84  

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

Jan 13   Bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72 in the year 1914.  

Jan 20   On this day in history emil Liebling, composer, dies at 62  

Jan 21   In the year 1914 death of theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (b. 1857)  

Jan 22   In the year 1914 frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60  

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

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