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Historical Events In August - 14

Thursday, 05 August 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 this day in history.  

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 August - 14.  

1891  Marinus de Jong, composer on August - 14.  

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

1892  On this day in history kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, composer  

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

1893  France issues first driving licenses, included required test on this day in history.  

1893  France issues 1st driving licenses, included required test on this day in history.  

1893  Alfred Alessandrescu, composer on August - 14.  

1895  Jack Gregory, cricketer (Australian all-rounder of post-WWI years) on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history jaroslav Jeremias, composer  

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  On this day in history 1st electric tram in Netherland (Leidseplein-Brouwersgracht)  

1900  Shalva Mikhailovich Taktakishvili, composer on August - 14.  

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

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

1903  On this day in history james J Jeffries KOs James J Corbett in 10 for heavywgt boxing title  

1903  On this day in history john Ringling North, circus director (Ringling Bros)  

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

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

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 August - 14.  

1907  Stanley Adams, songwriter on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history race riot in Springfield Illinois  

1908  On this day in history lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS)  

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

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

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

1552  On August - 14 birth of fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher  

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

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

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

1625  On this day in history 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 August - 14.  

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

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

1390  Death of John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364) on August - 14.  

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  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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