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Historical Events In 1914

Sunday, 23 February 2020

Aug 13   Establishment of the Australian Red Cross to raise funds to purchase comfort supplies for Australian service personnel overseas in the year 1914.  

Aug 13   On this day in history richard Basehart, actor (Voyage to Bottom of the Sea)  

Aug 14   British field marshal John French & Gen Wilson land in France in the year 1914.  

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

Aug 15   In the year 1914 13th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in New York (3-2)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 16   On this day in history tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948)  

Aug 17   Franklin D Roosevelt Jr, son of FDR/(Rep-D-NY, 1949-55) on this day in history.  

Aug 17   French troops under gen de Castelnau occupy Chateau Salins in the year 1914.  

Aug 17   In the year 1914 james Grierson, British general  

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   On this day in history pres Wilson issues Proclamation of Neutrality  

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

Aug 19   On this day in history fumio Hayasaka, composer  

Aug 20   On this day in history german forces invade Brussels  

Aug 20   In the year 1914 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 in the year 1914.  

Aug 21   20th US Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 290 at Midlothian CC Ill on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Dallas Pratt, collector on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1914 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   In the year 1914 birth of noor Inayat Khan, Indian princess and SOE agent (d. 1944)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer  

Jan 04   Jane Wyman, St Joseph Mo, 1st Mrs Ron Reagan, (Magnificent Obsession) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman)  

Jan 05   Nicolas de StaĆ«l, French-Russian painter (d. 1955) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   Bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 22   On this day in history frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60  

Feb 06   On this day in history j Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69  

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