Historical Events In August - 14
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
1911 Ethel Lois Payne, journalist (Chic Defender)/1st Lady of Black Press on this day in history.
1912 2,500 US marines invade Nicaragua; US remains until 1925 on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history eva Strittmatter, writer
1913 On August - 14 fred Davis, English world champ snooker player (1948-49, 51)
1914 On August - 14 british field marshal John French & Gen Wilson land in France
1914 Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937) on August - 14.
1915 British transport Royal Edward sank by German U boat kills 1000 on August - 14.
1915 Lord Mishcon, economist on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow)
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 August - 14.
1919 On this day in history 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
1919 White Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game on this day in history.
1920 Little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia & Yugoslavia on August - 14.
1920 Nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl) on August - 14.
1921 Tannu Tuva, later Tuvinian People's Republic is established as a completely independent country (which is supported by Russia) on this day in history.
1921 Giorgio Strehler, theatre director on this day in history.
1922 On August - 14 1st "old time" musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta)
1922 Alfred CW Harmsworth, 1st viscount Northcliffe/newspaper magnate, dies on August - 14.
1923 William Flanagan, composer on this day in history.
1923 On this day in history jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76
1924 Australia's Cobb & Co stagecoach service makes its last run, from Surat to Yeulba in Queensland on August - 14.
1924 On August - 14 georges Prêtre, French conductor
1925 On August - 14 mount Rushmore 1st proposed
1925 On August - 14 russell Baker, Loudoun County, Va, columnist/humorist (NY Times)
1926 Alice Adams, US author on August - 14.
1927 Frank Cvitanovich, film maker on this day in history.
1928 Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur's "Front Page," premieres in NYC on August - 14.
1928 On August - 14 laurentius L M [Laurens] van Deenen, (pathed)physiologist
1928 On August - 14 klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Spuk/Rasputin), dies at 37
1929 Jewish Agency for Palestine forms on August - 14.
1929 On August - 14 hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
1932 10th Olympic Games at Los Angeles closes on this day in history.
1932 Rin Tin Tin, US Hollywood-dog, dies on August - 14.