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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  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1336  Emperor Go-Kōgon of Japan (d. 1374) was born on this day in history.  

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

1578  Philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621) was born on this day in history.  

1592  On this day in history birth of abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher  

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 this day in history.  

1676  Ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer was born on April - 14.  

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  On April - 14 childebert III, king of French, dies at about 27  

0911  Sergius III, Italian Pope (904-11), dies on this day in history.  

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

1132  Death of Mstislav of Kiev (b. 1076) on this day in history.  

1240  On April - 14 llywelyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales, dies  

1279  On this day in history death of boleslaus of Greater Poland  

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

1345  On April - 14 death of richard Aungerville, English bishop and writer (b. 1287)  

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