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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)  

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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 in the year 1914.  

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   Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1914 birth of george Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman)  

Jan 05   Nicolas de StaĆ«l, French-Russian painter (d. 1955) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1914 birth of arnold Richardson, composer  

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   In the year 1914 silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84  

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

Jan 13   Bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72 in the year 1914.  

Jan 20   Emil Liebling, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1914.  

Jan 21   In the year 1914 death of theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (b. 1857)  

Jan 22   On this day in history frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60  

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

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