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Historical Events In August - 14

Monday, 25 January 2021

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  Fred Davis, English world champ snooker player (1948-49, 51) on August - 14.  

1914  British field marshal John French & Gen Wilson land in France on August - 14.  

1914  On this day in history sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937)  

1915  On this day in history british transport Royal Edward sank by German U boat kills 1000  

1915  Lord Mishcon, economist on August - 14.  

1916  On this day in history andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow)  

1917  On August - 14 china declares war on Germany and Austria at start of WW I  

1917  On August - 14 china declares war on Germany & Austria at start of WW I  

1919  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 on this day in history.  

1919  On August - 14 white Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game  

1920  On August - 14 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 August - 14 giorgio Strehler, theatre director  

1922  1st "old time" musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta) on this day in history.  

1922  Alfred CW Harmsworth, 1st viscount Northcliffe/newspaper magnate, dies on August - 14.  

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  On this day in history australia's Cobb & Co stagecoach service makes its last run, from Surat to Yeulba in Queensland.  

1924  Georges Prêtre, French conductor on this day in history.  

1925  Mount Rushmore 1st proposed on August - 14.  

1925  On August - 14 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 this day in history ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur's "Front Page," premieres in NYC  

1928  Laurentius L M [Laurens] van Deenen, (pathed)physiologist on this day in history.  

1928  Klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Spuk/Rasputin), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history jewish Agency for Palestine forms  

1929  Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter on this day in history.  

1932  10th Olympic Games at Los Angeles closes on August - 14.  

1932  On this day in history 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  On August - 14 birth of emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348)  

1473  Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541) was born on this day in history.  

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

1586  On this day in history birth of william Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642)  

1599  Méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671) was born on this day in history.  

1625  François de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  On this day in history death of tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor  

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 August - 14.  

1433  Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

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

1652  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on August - 14.  

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