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Historical Events In 1914

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

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

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   In the year 1914 battle of Lodz ends; Russians retreat toward Moscow  

Dec 15   Ernie Toshack, cricket pace bowler (Aussie left-arm post-WWII) in the year 1914.  

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

Dec 18   In the year 1914 jerry Zipkin, socialite  

Dec 19   Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1914 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) on this day in history.  

Dec 24   German plane drops bombs on Dover England on this day in history.  

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   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   Richard Widmark, Sunrise Mich, actor (Madigan, Judgement at Nuremberg) on this day in history.  

Dec 27   Giuseppe Berto, Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 31   Pat Brady, Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show) in the year 1914.  

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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   Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer was born in the year 1914.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of jane Wyman, St Joseph Mo, 1st Mrs Ron Reagan, (Magnificent Obsession)  

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

Jan 04   Herman Franks, American baseball player was born in the year 1914.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1914 birth of arnold Richardson, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Emil Liebling, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1914.  

Jan 21   Theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (b. 1857) died in the year 1914.  

Jan 22   In the year 1914 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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