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.