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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1297  Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348) was born on August - 14.  

1473  On August - 14 birth of margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541)  

1479  On this day in history birth of princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1575  On August - 14 birth of robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629)  

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 August - 14 birth of françois de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695)  

Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  Death of Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on this day in history.  

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

1204  On this day in history death of minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182)  

1390  On August - 14 death of john FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364)  

1433  On August - 14 johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

1573  Death of Saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548) on August - 14.  

1587  On this day in history gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1652  On this day in history abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60  

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