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Historical Events In 1914

Sunday, 05 April 2020

Sep 07   New York Post Office Building opens to the public on this day in history.  

Sep 07   NY Post Office Building opens to public in the year 1914.  

Sep 08   British trader Oceanic sinks off Scotland on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Dimitrios I, patriarch (primus interparis orthodox Christians) on this day in history.  

Sep 08   SS Oceanic,a White Star Liner, built in 1899. She was the first ship to exceed the length of the Great Eastern, at 704 ft overall. After being requistioned on the outbreak of the First World War as an armed merchant cruiser, she was attached to the 10th cruiser squadron of the Royal Navy. On the 8th September, in thick fog, she ran aground on rocks on Foula Island, Shetlands where she became a total loss and was eventually broken up. She had a crew of 400 on board at the time of her accident, all of whom were resued by the Trawler Glenogil on this day in history.  

Sep 08   The birth of Robert Wise, American film director on this day in history.  

Sep 08   In the year 1914 william E Darwin, British son of Charles Darwin, dies at 74  

Sep 09   -12] Belgian offensive from Antwerp on this day in history.  

Sep 10   On this day in history robert Wise, director (Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story)  

Sep 10   The birth of Robert Wise, American director in the year 1914.  

Sep 11   In the year 1914 two Australian battalions land near Rabaul and occupy the German colony on New Britain, off north-eastern New Guinea during WWI.  

Sep 11   William Christopher Handy publishes "St Louis Blues" on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Yankee shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh, 23, becomes youngest manager on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Leonard Geoffrey Feather, jazz critic/musician in the year 1914.  

Sep 14   On this day in history german staff-chief von Moltke replaces von Falkenhayn  

Sep 14   HMA Submarine AE1 lost off New Guinea in the year 1914.  

Sep 14   Kay Medford, NYC, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love) in the year 1914.  

Sep 15   Battle of Aisne begins between Germans & French during WW I on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Battle of Aisne begins between Germans and French during WW I in the year 1914.  

Sep 15   Creighton Abrams, US, army general (Vietnam War) on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Jacobus Herculas de la Rey, [Uncle Chose], Boer general, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Sep 16   In the year 1914 allen Funt, Bkln NY, TV host & creator (Candid Camera)  

Sep 17   Andrew Fisher becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time on this day in history.  

Sep 17   On this day in history shin Kanemaru, politician  

Sep 18   On this day in history battle of Aisne ends with Germans beating French during WW I  

Sep 18   Jack Cardiff, British film director on this day in history.  

Sep 19   In the year 1914 brooklyn's Ed Lafitte no-hits KC (Federal League), 6-2  

Sep 19   Frances Farmer, Seattle WA, actress (Son of Fury, Among the Living) on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history kenneth More, England, actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House)  

Sep 21   John Kluge, Chemnitz Germany, media CEO (Metromedia)/billionaire on this day in history.  

Sep 22   1 German submarine sinks 3 British ironclads, 1,459 die in the year 1914.  

Sep 22   On this day in history alain-Fournier, French writer (Grand Meaulnes), dies in battle at 27  

Sep 22   On this day in history german U-Boat, the U-9, sunk three British cruisers in the North Sea  

Sep 22   Martha Scott, Jamesport Mo, actress (Dallas, Bionic Woman, Our Town) on this day in history.  

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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   Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer was born in the year 1914.  

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

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   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 in the year 1914.  

Jan 06   Arnold Richardson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1914.  

Jan 11   Ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71 in the year 1914.  

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   Theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (b. 1857) died in the year 1914.  

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

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

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