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Historical Events In 1914

Monday, 23 May 2022

Sep 07   New York Post Office Building opens to the public in the year 1914.  

Sep 07   On this day in history nY Post Office Building opens to public  

Sep 08   On this day in history british trader Oceanic sinks off Scotland  

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 in the year 1914.  

Sep 08   In the year 1914 the birth of Robert Wise, American film director  

Sep 08   William E Darwin, British son of Charles Darwin, dies at 74 in the year 1914.  

Sep 09   -12] Belgian offensive from Antwerp in the year 1914.  

Sep 10   In the year 1914 robert Wise, director (Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story)  

Sep 10   The birth of Robert Wise, American director on this day in history.  

Sep 11   In the year 1914 two Australian battalions land near Rabaul and occupy the German colony on New Britain, off north-eastern New Guinea during WWI.  

Sep 11   William Christopher Handy publishes "St Louis Blues" on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Yankee shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh, 23, becomes youngest manager on this day in history.  

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

Sep 14   German staff-chief von Moltke replaces von Falkenhayn on this day in history.  

Sep 14   HMA Submarine AE1 lost off New Guinea on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Kay Medford, NYC, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love) on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Battle of Aisne begins between Germans & French during WW I in the year 1914.  

Sep 15   In the year 1914 battle of Aisne begins between Germans and French during WW I  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 17   In the year 1914 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   In the year 1914 frances Farmer, Seattle WA, actress (Son of Fury, Among the Living)  

Sep 20   Kenneth More, England, actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House) in the year 1914.  

Sep 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history german U-Boat, the U-9, sunk three British cruisers in the North Sea  

Sep 22   Martha Scott, Jamesport Mo, actress (Dallas, Bionic Woman, Our Town) on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1914.  

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

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   In the year 1914 stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62  

Jan 04   In the year 1914 silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84  

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

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   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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