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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1914

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of noor Inayat Khan, Indian princess and SOE agent (d. 1944)  

Jan 03   Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Jane Wyman, St Joseph Mo, 1st Mrs Ron Reagan, (Magnificent Obsession) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan) was born in the year 1914.  

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   On this day in history birth of nicolas de StaĆ«l, French-Russian painter (d. 1955)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72  

Jan 20   Emil Liebling, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1914.  

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