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.