Historical Events In April - 14
Thursday, 24 September 2020
1881 The Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight erupts in El Paso, Texas on this day in history.
1881 On April - 14 anton Wildgans, Austrian writer/director (Burg Theater)
1883 Leo Delibes' opera "Lakmé," premieres in Paris on April - 14.
1886 Edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism) on April - 14.
1887 On April - 14 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Reigate Squires" (BG)
1888 On April - 14 william Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62
1889 Adolph Hitler, Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)[NS=Apr 20] on this day in history.
1890 Pan American Day-1st conference of American states (Wash DC) on April - 14.
1891 On this day in history b. R. Ambedkar, Indian jurist (d.1956)
1892 On April - 14 giorgio Cesana, Italy, coxswain, (Olympic-gold-1906)
1894 Firt public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures) on this day in history.
1894 1st public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (moving pictures) on this day in history.
1895 1st performance of Gustav Mahler's (incomplete) 2nd Symphony on this day in history.
1895 On April - 14 mary Marquet, St Petersburg Russia, actress (Matter of Resistance)
1896 John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan," premieres (NYC) on April - 14.
1897 Barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader on this day in history.
1898 On April - 14 commissioning of first Post Civil War hospital ship, USS Solace
1898 On this day in history lee Tracy, Atlanta Ga, actor (Martin Kane-Martin Kane Private Eye)
1900 Veteran's Hospital at Ft Miley established on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history president Loubet opens International Fairs in Paris
1900 Salvatore Baccaloni, Rome, actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby) on this day in history.
1901 On April - 14 alfred West, champion cyclist/record hair splitter (17 splits)
1902 JC Penney opens his 1st store, in Kemmerer, Wyo on April - 14.
1902 On April - 14 menachem A Schneerson, rebee (head of Lubavitcher Jews)
1903 On April - 14 dr Harry Plotz discovers vaccine against typhoid (NYC)
1904 The birth of John Gielgud, British actor on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "Candida," premiered in London
1904 John Gielgud, London England, actor (Arthur, Ages of Man) on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history frits Philips, Dutch engineer/CEO (Philips)
1906 On April - 14 pres Theodore Roosevelt denounces "muckrakers" in US press
1906 On this day in history faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz, King Saudi-Arabia (1964-75)
1907 On April - 14 the birth of Francois Duvalier, Dictator of Haiti
1907 On April - 14 francois "Doc" Duvalier, dictator of Haiti
1909 Anglo-Persian Oil Company forms in London on this day in history.