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Historical Events In August - 14

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1911  On August - 14 ethel Lois Payne, journalist (Chic Defender)/1st Lady of Black Press  

1912  On August - 14 2,500 US marines invade Nicaragua; US remains until 1925  

1912  On this day in history eva Strittmatter, writer  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1915  Lord Mishcon, economist on this day in history.  

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  China declares war on Germany & Austria at start of WW I on this day in history.  

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 August - 14 little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia & Yugoslavia  

1920  On August - 14 nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl)  

1921  Tannu Tuva, later Tuvinian People's Republic is established as a completely independent country (which is supported by Russia) on August - 14.  

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 August - 14.  

1923  On this day in history william Flanagan, composer  

1923  Jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history mount Rushmore 1st proposed  

1925  Russell Baker, Loudoun County, Va, columnist/humorist (NY Times) on this day in history.  

1926  Alice Adams, US author on August - 14.  

1927  Frank Cvitanovich, film maker on this day in history.  

1928  Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur's "Front Page," premieres in NYC on August - 14.  

1928  Laurentius L M [Laurens] van Deenen, (pathed)physiologist on August - 14.  

1928  On August - 14 klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Spuk/Rasputin), dies at 37  

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 this day in history.  

1932  Rin Tin Tin, US Hollywood-dog, dies on August - 14.  

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

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

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  Death of Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on August - 14.  

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

1204  Death of Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182) on this day in history.  

1390  On this day in history death of john FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364)  

1433  On this day in history johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

1573  On this day in history death of saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548)  

1587  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49 on August - 14.  

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

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