Historical Events In April - 14
Monday, 26 July 2021
1910 On this day in history president Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day
1910 On April - 14 werner Wolf Glaser, composer
1912 The liner 'Titanic' strikes an ice berg at 11.40pm, and begins to sink on this day in history.
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 Belinda Quirey, dance historian/teacher on April - 14.
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 On this day in history karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren), dies at 68
1914 Stacy G Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist, dies at 58
1915 A's Herb Pennock is within 1 out of pitching 1st Opening Day no-hitter on April - 14.
1915 On this day in history james Hutton Brew, Pioneer of West African Journalism, dies
1916 Commandur Rajagopalachari Rangachari, cricketer (India 1947-48) on April - 14.
1917 On this day in history chic White Sox Ed Cicotte no-hits St Louis Browns, 11-0
1917 On April - 14 valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations)
1917 On this day in history lew [Lejzer L] Zamenhof, Polish doc/linguist (Esperanto), dies at 57
1918 On April - 14 douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane)
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 Eduardo Maturana, composer on this day in history.
1921 NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators sweep Toronto St Patricks in 2 games on April - 14.
1921 Thomas Schelling, American economist, Nobel laureate on this day in history.
1922 On this day in history republic rebels occupies 4 govt courts in Dublin
1922 On this day in history david Alexandrovich Toradze, composer
1923 On April - 14 etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters
1923 William Darling, journalist on this day in history.
1924 Shorty Rogers, [Milton M Rajonsky], composer on this day in history.
1924 On April - 14 louis H Sullivan, architect (Wainwright building St Louis), dies at 67
1925 On this day in history the birth of Rod Steiger, American film actor
1925 On this day in history 1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)
1925 Abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia) on April - 14.
1925 Pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54 on April - 14.
1926 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1095 Tulipa on April - 14.