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Historical Events In 1914

Saturday, 04 July 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   In the year 1914 british trader Oceanic sinks off Scotland  

Sep 08   On this day in history dimitrios I, patriarch (primus interparis orthodox Christians)  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history william Christopher Handy publishes "St Louis Blues"  

Sep 12   On this day in history yankee shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh, 23, becomes youngest manager  

Sep 13   On this day in history leonard Geoffrey Feather, jazz critic/musician  

Sep 14   German staff-chief von Moltke replaces von Falkenhayn in the year 1914.  

Sep 14   On this day in history hMA Submarine AE1 lost off New Guinea  

Sep 14   In the year 1914 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   In the year 1914 creighton Abrams, US, army general (Vietnam War)  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 17   In the year 1914 andrew Fisher becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time.  

Sep 17   Shin Kanemaru, politician on this day in history.  

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 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   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   Alain-Fournier, French writer (Grand Meaulnes), dies in battle at 27 on this day in history.  

Sep 22   German U-Boat, the U-9, sunk three British cruisers in the North Sea on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1914 birth of herman Franks, American baseball player  

Jan 05   George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Nicolas de StaĆ«l, French-Russian painter (d. 1955) was born in the year 1914.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of arnold Richardson, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1914

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1914 ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71  

Jan 13   Bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history emil Liebling, composer, dies at 62  

Jan 21   Theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (b. 1857) died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1914.  

Feb 06   J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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