Historical Events In 1914
Thursday, 18 July 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 British field marshal John French & Gen Wilson land in France in the year 1914.
Aug 14 Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937) on this day in history.
Aug 15 13th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in New York (3-2) in the year 1914.
Aug 15 Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Baba yaga), dies at 59 [NS=Aug 28] on this day in history.
Aug 15 Panama Canal opens (under cost) in the year 1914.
Aug 15 Peter Nicholson Gunn, writer on this day in history.
Aug 16 German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught in the year 1914.
Aug 16 In the year 1914 tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948)
Aug 17 Franklin D Roosevelt Jr, son of FDR/(Rep-D-NY, 1949-55) in the year 1914.
Aug 17 In the year 1914 french troops under gen de Castelnau occupy Chateau Salins
Aug 17 On this day in history james Grierson, British general
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) in the year 1914.
Aug 18 Pres Wilson issues Proclamation of Neutrality on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history elmer Rice' "On Trial," premieres in NYC
Aug 19 On this day in history fumio Hayasaka, composer
Aug 20 German forces invade Brussels on this day in history.
Aug 20 German forces occupy Brussels, Belgium during WW I in the year 1914.
Aug 20 German General von Bulow executes 211 Belgians in the year 1914.
Aug 20 On this day in history kitei Sohn, Korean marathon runner/coach (Olympic-gold-1936)
Aug 20 Pius X, [Giuseppe M Sarto], Pope (1903-14), dies in the year 1914.
Aug 21 On this day in history 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 Battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French on this day in history.
Aug 22 Raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle in the year 1914.
Aug 23 In the year 1914 -24] German troops plunder Belgium
Aug 23 Emperor of Japan declares war on Germany in the year 1914.
Aug 23 In the year 1914 felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks
Aug 23 In the year 1914 japan declares war on Germany during WWI.
Aug 24 In the year 1914 battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops
Aug 25 In the year 1914 -26] Belgian offensive at Antwerp
Aug 25 On this day in history alexei Haieff, Blagovestchensk Siberia, composer (Princess Zondilda)