Historical Events In August - 14
Friday, 03 July 2020
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 August - 14.
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 August - 14 sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937)
1915 British transport Royal Edward sank by German U boat kills 1000 on this day in history.
1915 Lord Mishcon, economist on August - 14.
1916 Andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow) on this day in history.
1917 China declares war on Germany and Austria at start of WW I on this day in history.
1917 China declares war on Germany & Austria at start of WW I on August - 14.
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 Giorgio Strehler, theatre director on August - 14.
1922 On this day in history 1st "old time" musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta)
1922 Alfred CW Harmsworth, 1st viscount Northcliffe/newspaper magnate, dies on this day in history.
1923 William Flanagan, composer on August - 14.
1923 Jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76 on August - 14.
1924 On this day in history australia's Cobb & Co stagecoach service makes its last run, from Surat to Yeulba in Queensland.
1924 On this day in history georges Prêtre, French conductor
1925 Mount Rushmore 1st proposed on August - 14.
1925 On this day in history russell Baker, Loudoun County, Va, columnist/humorist (NY Times)
1926 On August - 14 alice Adams, US author
1927 Frank Cvitanovich, film maker on August - 14.
1928 On August - 14 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 On August - 14 klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Spuk/Rasputin), dies at 37
1929 On August - 14 jewish Agency for Palestine forms
1929 Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter on this day in history.
1932 On August - 14 10th Olympic Games at Los Angeles closes
1932 On this day in history rin Tin Tin, US Hollywood-dog, dies