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Historical Events In August - 14

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

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

1885  On this day in history japan's first patent is issued to the inventor of a rust-proof paint.  

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

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

1890  On this day in history cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Mashonaland (Fort Victoria)  

1891  Marinus de Jong, composer on August - 14.  

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

1892  Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, composer on August - 14.  

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

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

1893  On August - 14 france issues 1st driving licenses, included required test  

1893  On this day in history alfred Alessandrescu, composer  

1895  On this day in history jack Gregory, cricketer (Australian all-rounder of post-WWI years)  

1897  On this day in history the town of Anosimena is captured by French troops from Menabe defenders in Madagascar.  

1899  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 on this day in history.  

1899  Jaroslav Jeremias, composer on this day in history.  

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

1900  1st electric tram in Netherland (Leidseplein-Brouwersgracht) on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer  

1901  On this day in history sS Islander hits iceberg near Alaska & sinks killing 70  

1901  On August - 14 james Pitman, Bath England, educator/publisher/phonetic speller  

1903  James J Jeffries KOs James J Corbett in 10 for heavywgt boxing title on this day in history.  

1903  John Ringling North, circus director (Ringling Bros) on August - 14.  

1905  On this day in history ngindo-rebellion killed 5 RC German clergymen in East-Africa  

1905  Nicolas Cotoner y Cotoner, spanish courtier on this day in history.  

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

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

1907  On this day in history stanley Adams, songwriter  

1908  Race riot in Springfield Illinois on August - 14.  

1908  On August - 14 lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS)  

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

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

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  Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348) was born on this day in history.  

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

1479  Princess Catherine of York (d. 1527) was born on August - 14.  

1552  On this day in history birth of fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher  

1575  On this day in history birth of robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629)  

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

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.  

Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  On this day in history death of tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor  

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

1204  Death of Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182) on this day in history.  

1390  Death of John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364) on this day in history.  

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

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  On August - 14 abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60  

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