Historical Events In April - 14
Saturday, 13 August 2022
1910 President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day on this day in history.
1910 Werner Wolf Glaser, composer on April - 14.
1912 The liner 'Titanic' strikes an ice berg at 11.40pm, and begins to sink on April - 14.
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 April - 14.
1912 On this day in history 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 Stacy G Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern on April - 14.
1914 Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist, dies at 58 on April - 14.
1915 A's Herb Pennock is within 1 out of pitching 1st Opening Day no-hitter on April - 14.
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 Chic White Sox Ed Cicotte no-hits St Louis Browns, 11-0 on April - 14.
1917 Valerie Hobson, North Ireland, actress (Great Expectations) on this day in history.
1917 On April - 14 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 April - 14.
1918 Mary Healy, New Orleans, actress (2nd Fiddle, He Married his Wife) on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history tornadoes killed 219 people in Alabama & Mississippi
1920 Eduardo Maturana, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history republic rebels occupies 4 govt courts in Dublin
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 William Darling, journalist on April - 14.
1924 Shorty Rogers, [Milton M Rajonsky], composer on this day in history.
1924 Louis H Sullivan, architect (Wainwright building St Louis), dies at 67 on April - 14.
1925 On this day in history the birth of Rod Steiger, American film actor
1925 1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN) on April - 14.
1925 Abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier (Rhodesia) on April - 14.
1925 On this day in history pieter D van Essen, Dutch artillery officer, dies at 54
1926 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1095 Tulipa on April - 14.