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Historical Events In 1914

Friday, 15 November 2019

Dec 14   In the year 1914 giovanni Sgambati, composer, dies at 73  

Dec 14   In the year 1914 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   Battle of Lodz ends; Russians retreat toward Moscow on this day in history.  

Dec 15   In the year 1914 ernie Toshack, cricket pace bowler (Aussie left-arm post-WWII)  

Dec 16   French offensive in Artois (Pétain) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 17   Austrian troops beat Russians in Limanova Poland in the year 1914.  

Dec 17   Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv by Turkish authorities on this day in history.  

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   Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87 in the year 1914.  

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   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 in the year 1914.  

Dec 24   On this day in history dorothy Hyson, actress (Ghoul, Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go)  

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   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   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   Bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street) on this day in history.  

Dec 30   Bert Parks, [Jacobson], Atlanta Ga, TV host (Miss America) on this day in history.  

Dec 31   On this day in history colonel Jacob Ruppert & Cap Huston purchase NY Yankees for $460,000  

Dec 31   In the year 1914 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Jane Wyman, St Joseph Mo, 1st Mrs Ron Reagan, (Magnificent Obsession) was born in the year 1914.  

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   George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Nicolas de Staël, French-Russian painter (d. 1955) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71  

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   In the year 1914 death of theodor Kittelsen, Norwegian artist (b. 1857)  

Jan 22   On this day in history frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60  

Feb 06   J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 in the year 1914.  

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