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)