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Historical Events In August - 14

Sunday, 29 November 2020

1884  Arnoldus Pannevis, South African shipping agent/linguist, dies at 46 on August - 14.  

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

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

1887  On this day in history richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies  

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  Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, composer on this day in history.  

1893  First vehicle registration plates introduced, in France on August - 14.  

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

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

1893  Alfred Alessandrescu, composer on August - 14.  

1895  On this day in history 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  Jaroslav Jeremias, composer on this day in history.  

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  Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer on this day in history.  

1901  SS Islander hits iceberg near Alaska & sinks killing 70 on August - 14.  

1901  James Pitman, Bath England, educator/publisher/phonetic speller on August - 14.  

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  On August - 14 ngindo-rebellion killed 5 RC German clergymen in East-Africa  

1905  Nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier on August - 14.  

1905  Mohammed Abdoe, Egyptian writing expert (Al'Oerwah al-Woethka), dies on August - 14.  

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 August - 14.  

1909  On August - 14 len Darling, cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's)  

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

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

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  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 August - 14.  

1575  Robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 14.  

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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 August - 14.  

1167  On this day in history raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

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

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

1433  On this day in history johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

1573  On this day in history death of saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548)  

1587  On this day in history gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

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

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