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Historical Events In August - 14

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1884  On this day in history arnoldus Pannevis, South African shipping agent/linguist, dies at 46  

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

1887  On this day in history marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (d.1937)  

1887  Richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies on this day in history.  

1890  Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Mashonaland (Fort Victoria) on August - 14.  

1891  On this day in history marinus de Jong, composer  

1891  On this day in history johnny Mullagh, cricketer (Aboriginal tourist 1868), dies  

1892  On this day in history kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, composer  

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

1893  On August - 14 france issues first driving licenses, included required test  

1893  France issues 1st driving licenses, included required test on August - 14.  

1893  Alfred Alessandrescu, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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  On August - 14 jaroslav Jeremias, composer  

1900  On August - 14 intl forces including US Marines enter Beijing to put down Boxer Rebellion, which was aimed at ridding China of foreigners  

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

1900  On August - 14 shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer  

1901  SS Islander hits iceberg near Alaska & sinks killing 70 on this day in history.  

1901  James Pitman, Bath England, educator/publisher/phonetic speller on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1905  On August - 14 nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier  

1905  On this day in history mohammed Abdoe, Egyptian writing expert (Al'Oerwah al-Woethka), dies  

1907  On August - 14 "Ha-Tikva" adopted as official Zionist hymn  

1907  Stanley Adams, songwriter on August - 14.  

1908  On August - 14 race riot in Springfield Illinois  

1908  Lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS) on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history len Darling, cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's)  

1910  On August - 14 6th International Congress of Esperantists held in Washington, DC  

1910  On August - 14 pierre Schaeffer, French engineer/composer  

1911  On this day in history 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  On August - 14 birth of emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348)  

1473  On this day in history birth of margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541)  

1479  On this day in history birth of princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1575  On August - 14 birth of robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629)  

1586  William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642) was born on this day in history.  

1599  Méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671) was born on this day in history.  

1625  François de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  On August - 14 death of tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor  

1167  Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 14.  

1204  Death of Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182) on August - 14.  

1390  On this day in history death of john FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364)  

1433  Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on August - 14.  

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

1587  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

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