Historical Events In April - 14
Thursday, 18 April 2019
1910 On April - 14 president Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day
1910 On April - 14 werner Wolf Glaser, composer
1912 On April - 14 the liner 'Titanic' strikes an ice berg at 11.40pm, and begins to sink
1912 On April - 14 the Titanic,launched on 31 May 1911, on route from Southampton to New York with 2200 passengers, strikes Iceburg off the coast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and sinks. (1500+ death toll)
1912 On this day in history pan American Union forms
1912 On April - 14 belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher
1913 On April - 14 belgium begins general strike for voting rights
1913 On April - 14 everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica)
1913 Karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren), dies at 68 on April - 14.
1914 Stacy G Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern on this day in history.
1914 Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1915 A's Herb Pennock is within 1 out of pitching 1st Opening Day no-hitter on this day in history.
1915 On April - 14 james Hutton Brew, Pioneer of West African Journalism, dies
1916 On this day in history commandur Rajagopalachari Rangachari, cricketer (India 1947-48)
1917 Chic White Sox Ed Cicotte no-hits St Louis Browns, 11-0 on this day in history.
1917 Valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations) on April - 14.
1917 On this day in history lew [Lejzer L] Zamenhof, Polish doc/linguist (Esperanto), dies at 57
1918 Douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane) on this day in history.
1918 Mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife) on this day in history.
1920 Tornadoes killed 219 people in Alabama & Mississippi on this day in history.
1920 Eduardo Maturana, composer on April - 14.
1921 On April - 14 nHL Championship: Ottawa Senators sweep Toronto St Patricks in 2 games
1921 Thomas Schelling, American economist, Nobel laureate on April - 14.
1922 Republic rebels occupies 4 govt courts in Dublin on this day in history.
1922 David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer on this day in history.
1923 Etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters on this day in history.
1923 On this day in history william Darling, journalist
1924 On this day in history shorty Rogers, [Milton M Rajonsky], composer
1924 Louis H Sullivan, architect (Wainwright building St Louis), dies at 67 on April - 14.
1925 The birth of Rod Steiger, American film actor on this day in history.
1925 1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN) on April - 14.
1925 Abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia) on this day in history.
1925 Pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1926 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1095 Tulipa on April - 14.