Historical Events In 1914
Thursday, 20 June 2019
Sep 07 In the year 1914 new York Post Office Building opens to the public
Sep 07 On this day in history nY Post Office Building opens to public
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 in the year 1914.
Sep 08 William E Darwin, British son of Charles Darwin, dies at 74 in the year 1914.
Sep 09 On this day in history -12] Belgian offensive from Antwerp
Sep 10 Robert Wise, director (Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story) in the year 1914.
Sep 10 The birth of Robert Wise, American director in the year 1914.
Sep 11 On this day in history two Australian battalions land near Rabaul and occupy the German colony on New Britain, off north-eastern New Guinea during WWI.
Sep 11 On this day in history william Christopher Handy publishes "St Louis Blues"
Sep 12 In the year 1914 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 HMA Submarine AE1 lost off New Guinea in the year 1914.
Sep 14 Kay Medford, NYC, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love) on this day in history.
Sep 15 On this day in history battle of Aisne begins between Germans & French during WW I
Sep 15 On this day in history battle of Aisne begins between Germans and French during WW I
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 Allen Funt, Bkln NY, TV host & creator (Candid Camera) on this day in history.
Sep 17 On this day in history andrew Fisher becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time.
Sep 17 On this day in history shin Kanemaru, politician
Sep 18 Battle of Aisne ends with Germans beating French during WW I on this day in history.
Sep 18 Jack Cardiff, British film director in the year 1914.
Sep 19 Brooklyn's Ed Lafitte no-hits KC (Federal League), 6-2 on this day in history.
Sep 19 Frances Farmer, Seattle WA, actress (Son of Fury, Among the Living) in the year 1914.
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 In the year 1914 1 German submarine sinks 3 British ironclads, 1,459 die
Sep 22 In the year 1914 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 In the year 1914 martha Scott, Jamesport Mo, actress (Dallas, Bionic Woman, Our Town)