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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)  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1914.  

Jan 04   In the year 1914 birth of mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)  

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

Jan 05   George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman) was born in the year 1914.  

Jan 05   In the year 1914 birth of nicolas de StaĆ«l, French-Russian painter (d. 1955)  

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 in the year 1914.  

Jan 04   Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1914.  

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   J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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