Historical Events In August - 14
Wednesday, 10 August 2022
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 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 On August - 14 sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937)
1915 On this day in history british transport Royal Edward sank by German U boat kills 1000
1915 On this day in history lord Mishcon, economist
1916 On August - 14 andrew Kay, surgeon/professor of surgery (U of Glasgow)
1917 China declares war on Germany and Austria at start of WW I on August - 14.
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 On August - 14 white Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game
1920 Little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia & Yugoslavia on this day in history.
1920 Nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem Palestine, actor (Al Capone, Yentl) on August - 14.
1921 On August - 14 tannu Tuva, later Tuvinian People's Republic is established as a completely independent country (which is supported by Russia).
1921 Giorgio Strehler, theatre director on August - 14.
1922 1st "old time" musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta) on August - 14.
1922 Alfred CW Harmsworth, 1st viscount Northcliffe/newspaper magnate, dies on this day in history.
1923 William Flanagan, composer on August - 14.
1923 On August - 14 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 this day in history.
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 On August - 14 alice Adams, US author
1927 On August - 14 frank Cvitanovich, film maker
1928 On August - 14 ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur's "Front Page," premieres in NYC
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 On this day in history jewish Agency for Palestine forms
1929 On this day in history hewlett Thompson, Bishop of Exeter
1932 10th Olympic Games at Los Angeles closes on August - 14.
1932 On this day in history rin Tin Tin, US Hollywood-dog, dies