Historical Events In August - 14
Monday, 19 April 2021
1911 On this day in history ethel Lois Payne, journalist (Chic Defender)/1st Lady of Black Press
1912 2,500 US marines invade Nicaragua; US remains until 1925 on August - 14.
1912 On this day in history eva Strittmatter, writer
1913 Fred Davis, English world champ snooker player (1948-49, 51) on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history british field marshal John French & Gen Wilson land in France
1914 Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937) on this day in history.
1915 British transport Royal Edward sank by German U boat kills 1000 on August - 14.
1915 Lord Mishcon, economist on August - 14.
1916 On this day in history andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow)
1917 China declares war on Germany and Austria at start of WW I on August - 14.
1917 On this day in history china declares war on Germany & Austria at start of WW I
1919 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 Nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl) on August - 14.
1921 Tannu Tuva, later Tuvinian People's Republic is established as a completely independent country (which is supported by Russia) on this day in history.
1921 Giorgio Strehler, theatre director on this day in history.
1922 On August - 14 1st "old time" musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta)
1922 Alfred CW Harmsworth, 1st viscount Northcliffe/newspaper magnate, dies on August - 14.
1923 On August - 14 william Flanagan, composer
1923 Jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76 on August - 14.
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 On August - 14 mount Rushmore 1st proposed
1925 On this day in history russell Baker, Loudoun County, Va, columnist/humorist (NY Times)
1926 On this day in history alice Adams, US author
1927 On August - 14 frank Cvitanovich, film maker
1928 On August - 14 ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur's "Front Page," premieres in NYC
1928 On August - 14 laurentius L M [Laurens] van Deenen, (pathed)physiologist
1928 Klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Spuk/Rasputin), dies at 37 on August - 14.
1929 On August - 14 jewish Agency for Palestine forms
1929 On August - 14 hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
1932 10th Olympic Games at Los Angeles closes on August - 14.
1932 On August - 14 rin Tin Tin, US Hollywood-dog, dies