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Historical Events In April - 14

Friday, 22 January 2021

1910  President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day on this day in history.  

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  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 April - 14.  

1912  On April - 14 pan American Union forms  

1912  On this day in history belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher  

1913  Belgium begins general strike for voting rights on this day in history.  

1913  Everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica) on April - 14.  

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

1916  Commandur Rajagopalachari Rangachari, cricketer (India 1947-48) on this day in history.  

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

1918  Douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane) on April - 14.  

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 this day in history nHL Championship: Ottawa Senators sweep Toronto St Patricks in 2 games  

1921  On April - 14 thomas Schelling, American economist, Nobel laureate  

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

1922  On April - 14 david Alexandrovich Toradze, composer  

1923  Etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters on this day in history.  

1923  William Darling, journalist on this day in history.  

1924  Shorty Rogers, [Milton M Rajonsky], composer on April - 14.  

1924  Louis H Sullivan, architect (Wainwright building St Louis), dies at 67 on April - 14.  

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

1925  On this day in history 1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)  

1925  On April - 14 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 April - 14.  

1572  On this day in history birth of adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician (d. 1632)  

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

1592  On April - 14 birth of abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher  

1629  On April - 14 birth of christian Huygens, Holland, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings)  

1668  On April - 14 birth of magnus Julius De la Gardie, Swedish General (d. 1741)  

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

1710  Marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer was born on April - 14.  

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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 this day in history.  

0911  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

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

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