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