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Historical Events In 1914

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Dec 14   Giovanni Sgambati, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1914.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 15   Ernie Toshack, cricket pace bowler (Aussie left-arm post-WWII) on this day in history.  

Dec 16   On this day in history french offensive in Artois (Pétain)  

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

Dec 17   On this day in history austrian troops beat Russians in Limanova Poland  

Dec 17   In the year 1914 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   In the year 1914 jerry Zipkin, socialite  

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   In the year 1914 a O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies  

Dec 21   On this day in history first feature-length silent film comedy, "Tillie's Punctured Romance" released. (Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand and Charles Chaplin)  

Dec 23   Dezider Kardos, composer in the year 1914.  

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   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 in the year 1914.  

Dec 25   On this day in history legendary/unofficial "Christmas Truce" takes place (Brits & Germans)  

Dec 25   On this day in history 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   In the year 1914 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) on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Colonel Jacob Ruppert & Cap Huston purchase NY Yankees for $460,000 in the year 1914.  

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   On this day in history 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 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   Nicolas de Staël, French-Russian painter (d. 1955) was born in the year 1914.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of arnold Richardson, composer  

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

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   In the year 1914 emil Liebling, composer, dies at 62  

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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