Historical Events In April - 14
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
1910 President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day on April - 14.
1910 Werner Wolf Glaser, composer on April - 14.
1912 On April - 14 the liner 'Titanic' strikes an ice berg at 11.40pm, and begins to sink
1912 On this day in history 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 Pan American Union forms on this day in history.
1912 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history belgium begins general strike for voting rights
1913 On this day in history everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica)
1913 Karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren), dies at 68 on April - 14.
1914 On this day in history stacy G Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern
1914 On this day in history paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist, dies at 58
1915 On April - 14 a's Herb Pennock is within 1 out of pitching 1st Opening Day no-hitter
1915 James Hutton Brew, Pioneer of West African Journalism, dies on April - 14.
1916 Commandur Rajagopalachari Rangachari, cricketer (India 1947-48) on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history chic White Sox Ed Cicotte no-hits St Louis Browns, 11-0
1917 On this day in history valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations)
1917 Lew [Lejzer L] Zamenhof, Polish doc/linguist (Esperanto), dies at 57 on April - 14.
1918 Douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane) on this day in history.
1918 On April - 14 mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife)
1920 Tornadoes killed 219 people in Alabama & Mississippi on this day in history.
1920 On April - 14 eduardo Maturana, composer
1921 On this day in history nHL Championship: Ottawa Senators sweep Toronto St Patricks in 2 games
1921 Thomas Schelling, American economist, Nobel laureate on this day in history.
1922 Republic rebels occupies 4 govt courts in Dublin on this day in history.
1922 David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer on April - 14.
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 April - 14 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 this day in history.
1925 On this day in history abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia)
1925 On this day in history pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54
1926 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1095 Tulipa on this day in history.