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Historical Events In August - 14

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1884  On August - 14 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  Marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (d.1937) on August - 14.  

1887  Richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies on August - 14.  

1890  Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Mashonaland (Fort Victoria) on this day in history.  

1891  On August - 14 marinus de Jong, composer  

1891  Johnny Mullagh, cricketer (Aboriginal tourist 1868), dies on August - 14.  

1892  On this day in history kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1893  Alfred Alessandrescu, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 August - 14.  

1899  On this day in history 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 August - 14.  

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

1903  John Ringling North, circus director (Ringling Bros) on this day in history.  

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

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

1907  Stanley Adams, songwriter on this day in history.  

1908  Race riot in Springfield Illinois on this day in history.  

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

1909  On this day in history 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 this day in history pierre Schaeffer, French engineer/composer  

1911  General Leconte appointed temporary pres of Haiti on August - 14.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1297  On this day in history birth of emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348)  

1473  On August - 14 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  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher was born on this day in history.  

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

1586  On August - 14 birth of william Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642)  

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

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

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

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 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  On this day in history abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60  

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