Historical Events In April - 14
Monday, 18 February 2019
1910 President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history werner Wolf Glaser, composer
1912 On this day in history the liner 'Titanic' strikes an ice berg at 11.40pm, and begins to sink
1912 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) on this day in history.
1912 On April - 14 pan American Union forms
1912 On April - 14 belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher
1913 Belgium begins general strike for voting rights on this day in history.
1913 Everhard van Royen, Dutch flautist/founder (Alma musica) on April - 14.
1913 Karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history stacy G Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern
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 April - 14.
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 April - 14.
1917 On April - 14 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 Mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife) on April - 14.
1920 On April - 14 tornadoes killed 219 people in Alabama & Mississippi
1920 On April - 14 eduardo Maturana, composer
1921 On April - 14 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 April - 14.
1922 On this day in history david Alexandrovich Toradze, composer
1923 On this day in history etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters
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 On April - 14 the birth of Rod Steiger, American film actor
1925 On April - 14 1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)
1925 On April - 14 abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia)
1925 On April - 14 pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54
1926 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1095 Tulipa on this day in history.