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Historical Events In April - 14

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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  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) on this day in history.  

1912  Pan American Union forms on April - 14.  

1912  On April - 14 belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher  

1913  On April - 14 belgium begins general strike for voting rights  

1913  On April - 14 everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica)  

1913  Karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history stacy G Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern  

1914  Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

1915  On April - 14 james Hutton Brew, Pioneer of West African Journalism, dies  

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  On this day in history valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations)  

1917  Lew [Lejzer L] Zamenhof, Polish doc/linguist (Esperanto), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1918  On April - 14 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  Eduardo Maturana, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1922  Republic rebels occupies 4 govt courts in Dublin on this day in history.  

1922  David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer on April - 14.  

1923  On this day in history etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters  

1923  On this day in history william Darling, journalist  

1924  Shorty Rogers, [Milton M Rajonsky], composer on this day in history.  

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

1925  The birth of Rod Steiger, American film actor on this day in history.  

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

1925  On April - 14 abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia)  

1925  Pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1926  K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1095 Tulipa on April - 14.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1336  On April - 14 birth of emperor Go-Kōgon of Japan (d. 1374)  

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

1578  On this day in history birth of philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621)  

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  On this day in history birth of magnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish General (d. 1741)  

1676  Ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer was born on this day in history.  

1710  On this day in history birth of marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer  

Famous Deaths In April - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0711  On this day in history childebert III, king of French, dies at about 27  

0911  Sergius III, Italian Pope (904-11), dies on April - 14.  

1099  On April - 14 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  Death of Boleslaus of Greater Poland on April - 14.  

1322  Death of Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Lord Badlesmere, English soldier (b. 1275) on April - 14.  

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

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