Historical Events In 1914
Friday, 14 May 2021
Sep 07 On this day in history new York Post Office Building opens to the public
Sep 07 NY Post Office Building opens to public on this day in history.
Sep 08 In the year 1914 british trader Oceanic sinks off Scotland
Sep 08 Dimitrios I, patriarch (primus interparis orthodox Christians) on this day in history.
Sep 08 On this day in history 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.
Sep 08 The birth of Robert Wise, American film director on this day in history.
Sep 08 On this day in history william E Darwin, British son of Charles Darwin, dies at 74
Sep 09 In the year 1914 -12] Belgian offensive from Antwerp
Sep 10 Robert Wise, director (Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story) on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 1914 the birth of Robert Wise, American director
Sep 11 Two Australian battalions land near Rabaul and occupy the German colony on New Britain, off north-eastern New Guinea during WWI on this day in history.
Sep 11 William Christopher Handy publishes "St Louis Blues" in the year 1914.
Sep 12 On this day in history yankee shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh, 23, becomes youngest manager
Sep 13 Leonard Geoffrey Feather, jazz critic/musician in the year 1914.
Sep 14 German staff-chief von Moltke replaces von Falkenhayn on this day in history.
Sep 14 On this day in history hMA Submarine AE1 lost off New Guinea
Sep 14 On this day in history kay Medford, NYC, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love)
Sep 15 On this day in history battle of Aisne begins between Germans & French during WW I
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) in the year 1914.
Sep 15 Jacobus Herculas de la Rey, [Uncle Chose], Boer general, dies at 66 in the year 1914.
Sep 16 Allen Funt, Bkln NY, TV host & creator (Candid Camera) in the year 1914.
Sep 17 Andrew Fisher becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time in the year 1914.
Sep 17 Shin Kanemaru, politician on this day in history.
Sep 18 Battle of Aisne ends with Germans beating French during WW I in the year 1914.
Sep 18 Jack Cardiff, British film director on this day in history.
Sep 19 Brooklyn's Ed Lafitte no-hits KC (Federal League), 6-2 in the year 1914.
Sep 19 Frances Farmer, Seattle WA, actress (Son of Fury, Among the Living) on this day in history.
Sep 20 In the year 1914 kenneth More, England, actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House)
Sep 21 In the year 1914 john Kluge, Chemnitz Germany, media CEO (Metromedia)/billionaire
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 German U-Boat, the U-9, sunk three British cruisers in the North Sea on this day in history.
Sep 22 Martha Scott, Jamesport Mo, actress (Dallas, Bionic Woman, Our Town) in the year 1914.