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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  

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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  Princess Catherine of York (d. 1527) was born on August - 14.  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher was born on August - 14.  

1575  Robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629) was born on this day in history.  

1586  William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642) was born on this day in history.  

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

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  On August - 14 death of tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor  

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

1204  Death of Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182) on August - 14.  

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

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

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