Historical Events In 1914
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Aug 13 Establishment of the Australian Red Cross to raise funds to purchase comfort supplies for Australian service personnel overseas on this day in history.
Aug 13 Richard Basehart, actor (Voyage to Bottom of the Sea) on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 1914 british field marshal John French & Gen Wilson land in France
Aug 14 In the year 1914 sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937)
Aug 15 13th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in New York (3-2) in the year 1914.
Aug 15 In the year 1914 anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Baba yaga), dies at 59 [NS=Aug 28]
Aug 15 On this day in history panama Canal opens (under cost)
Aug 15 Peter Nicholson Gunn, writer in the year 1914.
Aug 16 German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught in the year 1914.
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 On this day in history french troops under gen de Castelnau occupy Chateau Salins
Aug 17 James Grierson, British general on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1914 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 In the year 1914 pres Wilson issues Proclamation of Neutrality
Aug 19 In the year 1914 elmer Rice' "On Trial," premieres in NYC
Aug 19 In the year 1914 fumio Hayasaka, composer
Aug 20 German forces invade Brussels on this day in history.
Aug 20 German forces occupy Brussels, Belgium during WW I on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1914 german General von Bulow executes 211 Belgians
Aug 20 In the year 1914 kitei Sohn, Korean marathon runner/coach (Olympic-gold-1936)
Aug 20 Pius X, [Giuseppe M Sarto], Pope (1903-14), dies on this day in history.
Aug 21 20th US Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 290 at Midlothian CC Ill in the year 1914.
Aug 21 Dallas Pratt, collector on this day in history.
Aug 22 Battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French in the year 1914.
Aug 22 In the year 1914 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 in the year 1914.
Aug 23 Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks in the year 1914.
Aug 23 Japan declares war on Germany during WWI on this day in history.
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) in the year 1914.