Historical Events In 1914
Friday, 03 April 2020
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 In the year 1914 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 French offensive in Artois (Pétain) in the year 1914.
Dec 16 In the year 1914 ivan Zajc, composer, dies at 82
Dec 17 On this day in history 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 Mushtaq Ali, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 30's & 40's) on this day in history.
Dec 18 Jerry Zipkin, socialite on this day in history.
Dec 19 Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87 in the year 1914.
Dec 21 "Tillie's Punctured Romance," 1st six-reel feature comedy debuts in the year 1914.
Dec 21 In the year 1914 a O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies
Dec 21 In the year 1914 first feature-length silent film comedy, "Tillie's Punctured Romance" released. (Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand and Charles Chaplin)
Dec 23 On this day in history dezider Kardos, composer
Dec 23 World War I: Australian and New Zealand troops arrive in Cairo, Egypt on this day in history.
Dec 24 Dorothy Hyson, actress (Ghoul, Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go) in the year 1914.
Dec 24 German plane drops bombs on Dover England in the year 1914.
Dec 25 On this day in history 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 On this day in history legendary/unofficial "Christmas Truce" takes place (Brits & Germans)
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 in the year 1914.
Dec 26 In the year 1914 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 Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street) on this day in history.
Dec 30 On this day in history bert Parks, [Jacobson], Atlanta Ga, TV host (Miss America)
Dec 31 Colonel Jacob Ruppert & Cap Huston purchase NY Yankees for $460,000 on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1914 pat Brady, Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show)