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Historical Events In 1914

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Dec 14   Giovanni Sgambati, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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   Battle of Lodz ends; Russians retreat toward Moscow in the year 1914.  

Dec 15   On this day in history ernie Toshack, cricket pace bowler (Aussie left-arm post-WWII)  

Dec 16   French offensive in Artois (Pétain) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 17   In the year 1914 austrian troops beat Russians in Limanova Poland  

Dec 17   On this day in history jews are expelled from Tel Aviv by Turkish authorities  

Dec 17   On this day in history mushtaq Ali, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 30's & 40's)  

Dec 18   Jerry Zipkin, socialite in the year 1914.  

Dec 19   In the year 1914 johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87  

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

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

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   On this day in history dezider Kardos, composer  

Dec 23   In the year 1914 world War I: Australian and New Zealand troops arrive in Cairo, Egypt.  

Dec 24   In the year 1914 dorothy Hyson, actress (Ghoul, Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go)  

Dec 24   On this day in history german plane drops bombs on Dover England  

Dec 25   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 on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Legendary/unofficial "Christmas Truce" takes place (Brits & Germans) in the year 1914.  

Dec 25   In the year 1914 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.  

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

Dec 27   Giuseppe Berto, Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red) in the year 1914.  

Dec 28   Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street) on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1914.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1914 birth of mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)  

Jan 04   Herman Franks, American baseball player was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 21   On this day in history 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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