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Historical Events In August - 14

Saturday, 10 April 2021

1884  Arnoldus Pannevis, South African shipping agent/linguist, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1885  Japan's first patent is issued to the inventor of a rust-proof paint on August - 14.  

1887  Marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (d.1937) on August - 14.  

1887  On August - 14 richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies  

1890  On August - 14 cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Mashonaland (Fort Victoria)  

1891  On August - 14 marinus de Jong, composer  

1891  On August - 14 johnny Mullagh, cricketer (Aboriginal tourist 1868), dies  

1892  On August - 14 kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, composer  

1893  On August - 14 first vehicle registration plates introduced, in France  

1893  On this day in history france issues first driving licenses, included required test  

1893  On this day in history france issues 1st driving licenses, included required test  

1893  On August - 14 alfred Alessandrescu, composer  

1895  On August - 14 jack Gregory, cricketer (Australian all-rounder of post-WWI years)  

1897  On August - 14 the town of Anosimena is captured by French troops from Menabe defenders in Madagascar.  

1899  On August - 14 bell Telephone Company installs Canada's first push-button pay phone in a Montreal drugstore connections made only after 5¢ deposit; made by Northern Electric, today's Nortel.  

1899  Jaroslav Jeremias, composer on August - 14.  

1900  On this day in history intl forces including US Marines enter Beijing to put down Boxer Rebellion, which was aimed at ridding China of foreigners  

1900  On August - 14 1st electric tram in Netherland (Leidseplein-Brouwersgracht)  

1900  On August - 14 shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer  

1901  On August - 14 sS Islander hits iceberg near Alaska & sinks killing 70  

1901  On this day in history james Pitman, Bath England, educator/publisher/phonetic speller  

1903  On August - 14 james J Jeffries KOs James J Corbett in 10 for heavywgt boxing title  

1903  On August - 14 john Ringling North, circus director (Ringling Bros)  

1905  Ngindo-rebellion killed 5 RC German clergymen in East-Africa on August - 14.  

1905  On this day in history nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier  

1905  On August - 14 mohammed Abdoe, Egyptian writing expert (Al'Oerwah al-Woethka), dies  

1907  On this day in history "Ha-Tikva" adopted as official Zionist hymn  

1907  Stanley Adams, songwriter on August - 14.  

1908  On this day in history race riot in Springfield Illinois  

1908  Lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS) on August - 14.  

1909  Len Darling, cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's) on this day in history.  

1910  6th International Congress of Esperantists held in Washington, DC on this day in history.  

1910  Pierre Schaeffer, French engineer/composer on August - 14.  

1911  On August - 14 general Leconte appointed temporary pres of Haiti  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1297  Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348) was born on August - 14.  

1473  Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541) was born on this day in history.  

1479  On August - 14 birth of princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher was born on August - 14.  

1575  Robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629) was born on August - 14.  

1586  William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642) was born on August - 14.  

1599  On August - 14 birth of méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671)  

1625  On August - 14 birth of françois de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  Death of Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on this day in history.  

1167  Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.  

1204  On August - 14 death of minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182)  

1390  On August - 14 death of john FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364)  

1433  Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1573  Death of Saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548) on this day in history.  

1587  On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1652  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on August - 14.  

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