Historical Events In 1914
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Dec 14 Giovanni Sgambati, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1914 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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1914 jerry Zipkin, socialite
Dec 19 In the year 1914 johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87
Dec 21 In the year 1914 "Tillie's Punctured Romance," 1st six-reel feature comedy debuts
Dec 21 A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies in the year 1914.
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 In the year 1914 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) in the year 1914.
Dec 24 German plane drops bombs on Dover England on this day in history.
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 Legendary/unofficial "Christmas Truce" takes place (Brits & Germans) in the year 1914.
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 In the year 1914 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 on this day in history.
Dec 31 Pat Brady, Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show) on this day in history.