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Historical Events In April - 14

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

1910  On April - 14 president Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day  

1910  On this day in history werner Wolf Glaser, composer  

1912  On April - 14 the liner 'Titanic' strikes an ice berg at 11.40pm, and begins to sink  

1912  On this day in history 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 April - 14 pan American Union forms  

1912  Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher on April - 14.  

1913  On this day in history belgium begins general strike for voting rights  

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 April - 14.  

1914  On April - 14 paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist, dies at 58  

1915  A's Herb Pennock is within 1 out of pitching 1st Opening Day no-hitter on April - 14.  

1915  James Hutton Brew, Pioneer of West African Journalism, dies on April - 14.  

1916  On this day in history commandur Rajagopalachari Rangachari, cricketer (India 1947-48)  

1917  On April - 14 chic White Sox Ed Cicotte no-hits St Louis Browns, 11-0  

1917  Valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations) on April - 14.  

1917  Lew [Lejzer L] Zamenhof, Polish doc/linguist (Esperanto), dies at 57 on April - 14.  

1918  On this day in history douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane)  

1918  Mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife) on April - 14.  

1920  Tornadoes killed 219 people in Alabama & Mississippi on this day in history.  

1920  On April - 14 eduardo Maturana, composer  

1921  On April - 14 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  On April - 14 david Alexandrovich Toradze, composer  

1923  Etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters on April - 14.  

1923  William Darling, journalist on April - 14.  

1924  On this day in history shorty Rogers, [Milton M Rajonsky], composer  

1924  On this day in history louis H Sullivan, architect (Wainwright building St Louis), dies at 67  

1925  On this day in history the birth of Rod Steiger, American film actor  

1925  On April - 14 1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)  

1925  Abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia) on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54  

1926  On April - 14 k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1095 Tulipa  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1336  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Kōgon of Japan (d. 1374)  

1572  Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician (d. 1632) was born on April - 14.  

1578  Philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621) was born on April - 14.  

1592  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher was born on this day in history.  

1629  Christian Huygens, Holland, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings) was born on April - 14.  

1668  Magnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish General (d. 1741) was born on April - 14.  

1676  On April - 14 birth of ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer  

1710  Marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0711  Childebert III, king of French, dies at about 27 on April - 14.  

0911  On April - 14 sergius III, Italian Pope (904-11), dies  

1099  On this day in history death of conrad, bishop of Utrecht, stabbed to death  

1132  Death of Mstislav of Kiev (b. 1076) on April - 14.  

1240  Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales, dies on April - 14.  

1279  Death of Boleslaus of Greater Poland on April - 14.  

1322  On this day in history death of bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Lord Badlesmere, English soldier (b. 1275)  

1345  Death of Richard Aungerville, English bishop and writer (b. 1287) on April - 14.  

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