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.