Historical Events In August - 14
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
1911 On August - 14 ethel Lois Payne, journalist (Chic Defender)/1st Lady of Black Press
1912 On this day in history 2,500 US marines invade Nicaragua; US remains until 1925
1912 On August - 14 eva Strittmatter, writer
1913 On August - 14 fred Davis, English world champ snooker player (1948-49, 51)
1914 British field marshal John French & Gen Wilson land in France on this day in history.
1914 Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937) on August - 14.
1915 British transport Royal Edward sank by German U boat kills 1000 on this day in history.
1915 Lord Mishcon, economist on August - 14.
1916 Andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow) on this day in history.
1917 On August - 14 china declares war on Germany and Austria at start of WW I
1917 China declares war on Germany & Austria at start of WW I on this day in history.
1919 The first plane flight between Montreal and Quebec; takes 5 hours, now it takes the same time but we now include the time to get to and from the airports on August - 14.
1919 White Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game on August - 14.
1920 Little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia & Yugoslavia on August - 14.
1920 On August - 14 nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl)
1921 Tannu Tuva, later Tuvinian People's Republic is established as a completely independent country (which is supported by Russia) on August - 14.
1921 Giorgio Strehler, theatre director on this day in history.
1922 On this day in history 1st "old time" musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta)
1922 Alfred CW Harmsworth, 1st viscount Northcliffe/newspaper magnate, dies on August - 14.
1923 On this day in history william Flanagan, composer
1923 Jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76 on August - 14.
1924 Australia's Cobb & Co stagecoach service makes its last run, from Surat to Yeulba in Queensland on August - 14.
1924 Georges PrĂȘtre, French conductor on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history mount Rushmore 1st proposed
1925 On this day in history russell Baker, Loudoun County, Va, columnist/humorist (NY Times)
1926 Alice Adams, US author on this day in history.
1927 On August - 14 frank Cvitanovich, film maker
1928 Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur's "Front Page," premieres in NYC on August - 14.
1928 Laurentius L M [Laurens] van Deenen, (pathed)physiologist on this day in history.
1928 Klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Spuk/Rasputin), dies at 37 on this day in history.
1929 Jewish Agency for Palestine forms on this day in history.
1929 Hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter on August - 14.
1932 10th Olympic Games at Los Angeles closes on August - 14.
1932 On August - 14 rin Tin Tin, US Hollywood-dog, dies