Historical Events In April - 14
Thursday, 01 October 2020
1910 President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day on April - 14.
1910 Werner Wolf Glaser, composer on this day in history.
1912 The liner 'Titanic' strikes an ice berg at 11.40pm, and begins to sink on April - 14.
1912 On April - 14 the Titanic,launched on 31 May 1911, on route from Southampton to New York with 2200 passengers, strikes Iceburg off the coast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and sinks. (1500+ death toll)
1912 On this day in history pan American Union forms
1912 On this day in history belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher
1913 Belgium begins general strike for voting rights on April - 14.
1913 On this day in history everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica)
1913 On this day in history karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren), dies at 68
1914 Stacy G Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern on this day in history.
1914 Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist, dies at 58 on April - 14.
1915 A's Herb Pennock is within 1 out of pitching 1st Opening Day no-hitter on this day in history.
1915 James Hutton Brew, Pioneer of West African Journalism, dies on this day in history.
1916 Commandur Rajagopalachari Rangachari, cricketer (India 1947-48) on April - 14.
1917 Chic White Sox Ed Cicotte no-hits St Louis Browns, 11-0 on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations)
1917 On April - 14 lew [Lejzer L] Zamenhof, Polish doc/linguist (Esperanto), dies at 57
1918 On this day in history douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane)
1918 On this day in history mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife)
1920 On this day in history tornadoes killed 219 people in Alabama & Mississippi
1920 On this day in history eduardo Maturana, composer
1921 On this day in history nHL Championship: Ottawa Senators sweep Toronto St Patricks in 2 games
1921 Thomas Schelling, American economist, Nobel laureate on April - 14.
1922 Republic rebels occupies 4 govt courts in Dublin on April - 14.
1922 David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer on April - 14.
1923 On this day in history etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters
1923 William Darling, journalist on this day in history.
1924 On April - 14 shorty Rogers, [Milton M Rajonsky], composer
1924 Louis H Sullivan, architect (Wainwright building St Louis), dies at 67 on April - 14.
1925 On April - 14 the birth of Rod Steiger, American film actor
1925 On April - 14 1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)
1925 On this day in history abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia)
1925 Pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54 on April - 14.
1926 On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1095 Tulipa