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Historical Events In 1914

Thursday, 09 April 2020

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) in the year 1914.  

Aug 14   In the year 1914 british field marshal John French & Gen Wilson land in France  

Aug 14   Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937) in the year 1914.  

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

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   In the year 1914 peter Nicholson Gunn, writer  

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

Aug 16   In the year 1914 tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948)  

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

Aug 17   On this day in history french troops under gen de Castelnau occupy Chateau Salins  

Aug 17   James Grierson, British general in the year 1914.  

Aug 17   The Belgian government moves its offices from Brussels to Antwerp in the year 1914.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1914 elmer Rice' "On Trial," premieres in NYC  

Aug 19   In the year 1914 fumio Hayasaka, composer  

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   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   On this day in history battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French  

Aug 22   In the year 1914 raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 24   Battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops in the year 1914.  

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

Aug 25   On this day in history alexei Haieff, Blagovestchensk Siberia, composer (Princess Zondilda)  

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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 in the year 1914.  

Jan 03   Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of jane Wyman, St Joseph Mo, 1st Mrs Ron Reagan, (Magnificent Obsession)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of herman Franks, American baseball player  

Jan 05   In the year 1914 birth of george Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman)  

Jan 05   Nicolas de StaĆ«l, French-Russian painter (d. 1955) was born in the year 1914.  

Jan 06   Arnold Richardson, composer was born in the year 1914.  

Famous Deaths In 1914

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84 in the year 1914.  

Jan 11   Ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72  

Jan 20   Emil Liebling, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (b. 1857)  

Jan 22   Frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1914 j Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69  

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