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Historical Events In 1914

Sunday, 14 August 2022

Dec 14   On this day in history giovanni Sgambati, composer, dies at 73  

Dec 14   Lisandro de la Torre and others found the Democratic Progressist Party (Partido Demócrata Progresista, PDP) at the Hotel Savoy, Buenos Aires on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history after being closed for over four months, the NYSE got back into the swing of things on this day in 1914, albeit with a tight set of trading restrictions designed to prevent fiscal disaster  

Dec 15   On this day in history battle of Lodz ends; Russians retreat toward Moscow  

Dec 15   In the year 1914 ernie Toshack, cricket pace bowler (Aussie left-arm post-WWII)  

Dec 16   In the year 1914 french offensive in Artois (Pétain)  

Dec 16   Ivan Zajc, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1914.  

Dec 17   Austrian troops beat Russians in Limanova Poland in the year 1914.  

Dec 17   In the year 1914 jews are expelled from Tel Aviv by Turkish authorities  

Dec 17   Mushtaq Ali, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 30's & 40's) in the year 1914.  

Dec 18   Jerry Zipkin, socialite in the year 1914.  

Dec 19   On this day in history johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87  

Dec 21   On this day in history "Tillie's Punctured Romance," 1st six-reel feature comedy debuts  

Dec 21   A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies on this day in history.  

Dec 21   First feature-length silent film comedy, "Tillie's Punctured Romance" released. (Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand and Charles Chaplin) in the year 1914.  

Dec 23   Dezider Kardos, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 23   On this day in history world War I: Australian and New Zealand troops arrive in Cairo, Egypt.  

Dec 24   Dorothy Hyson, actress (Ghoul, Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go) on this day in history.  

Dec 24   German plane drops bombs on Dover England in the year 1914.  

Dec 25   In the year 1914 just after midnight on Christmas morning, the German troops along the Eastern and Western fronts cease firing their guns and artillery, and start singing Christmas carols and playing brass musical instruments; at first light, many German soldiers emerge from their trenches and cross No Man's Land, calling out Merry Christmas in English and French; at first the Allied soldiers suspect a trick, but soon they are shaking hands with the Boche; swapping cigarettes and plum pudding, and even playing soccer; the Christmas Truce lasts a few days, then it is back to the bloody conflict of World War I; there are no more Christmas Truces.  

Dec 25   Legendary/unofficial "Christmas Truce" takes place (Brits & Germans) on this day in history.  

Dec 25   SS Therese Heymann. This Ropner ship left the Tyne and was posted missing thereafter. No information about her fate is known but she may have been mined off Filey, Yorkshire as was the fate of many other vessels on this day in history.  

Dec 26   On this day in history richard Widmark, Sunrise Mich, actor (Madigan, Judgement at Nuremberg)  

Dec 27   On this day in history giuseppe Berto, Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red)  

Dec 28   On this day in history bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street)  

Dec 30   Bert Parks, [Jacobson], Atlanta Ga, TV host (Miss America) in the year 1914.  

Dec 31   On this day in history colonel Jacob Ruppert & Cap Huston purchase NY Yankees for $460,000  

Dec 31   On this day in history pat Brady, Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1914

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1914 birth of noor Inayat Khan, Indian princess and SOE agent (d. 1944)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1914 birth of herman Franks, American baseball player  

Jan 05   George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman) was born in the year 1914.  

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

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   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 in the year 1914.  

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

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 in the year 1914.  

Jan 22   Frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

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