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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  

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

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

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

1586  William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642) was born on August - 14.  

1599  On this day in history 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)  

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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 this day in history.  

1167  On this day in history raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

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

1390  Death of John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364) on this day in history.  

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

1573  On August - 14 death of saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548)  

1587  On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1652  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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