Historical Events In August - 14
Thursday, 30 June 2022
1911 On August - 14 ethel Lois Payne, journalist (Chic Defender)/1st Lady of Black Press
1912 2,500 US marines invade Nicaragua; US remains until 1925 on this day in history.
1912 Eva Strittmatter, writer on August - 14.
1913 On August - 14 fred Davis, English world champ snooker player (1948-49, 51)
1914 British field marshal John French & Gen Wilson land in France on August - 14.
1914 Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937) on this day in history.
1915 On August - 14 british transport Royal Edward sank by German U boat kills 1000
1915 On August - 14 lord Mishcon, economist
1916 Andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow) on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history china declares war on Germany and Austria at start of WW I
1917 On this day in history china declares war on Germany & Austria at start of WW I
1919 On August - 14 the first plane flight between Montreal and Quebec; takes 5 hours, now it takes the same time but we now include the time to get to and from the airports
1919 On August - 14 white Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game
1920 On this day in history little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia & Yugoslavia
1920 On August - 14 nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl)
1921 On August - 14 tannu Tuva, later Tuvinian People's Republic is established as a completely independent country (which is supported by Russia).
1921 On this day in history giorgio Strehler, theatre director
1922 1st "old time" musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta) on August - 14.
1922 On August - 14 alfred CW Harmsworth, 1st viscount Northcliffe/newspaper magnate, dies
1923 William Flanagan, composer on this day in history.
1923 On this day in history jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76
1924 Australia's Cobb & Co stagecoach service makes its last run, from Surat to Yeulba in Queensland on this day in history.
1924 On August - 14 georges Prêtre, French conductor
1925 Mount Rushmore 1st proposed on this day in history.
1925 Russell Baker, Loudoun County, Va, columnist/humorist (NY Times) on August - 14.
1926 On August - 14 alice Adams, US author
1927 On August - 14 frank Cvitanovich, film maker
1928 Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur's "Front Page," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1928 Laurentius L M [Laurens] van Deenen, (pathed)physiologist on August - 14.
1928 On this day in history klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Spuk/Rasputin), dies at 37
1929 Jewish Agency for Palestine forms on August - 14.
1929 On this day in history hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
1932 On August - 14 10th Olympic Games at Los Angeles closes
1932 On August - 14 rin Tin Tin, US Hollywood-dog, dies