Historical Events In July - 14
Friday, 10 July 2020
1863 On this day in history battle of Falling Waters, MD (Beaver Creek)
1864 Gold is discovered in Helena, Mont on this day in history.
1865 On this day in history the first ascent of Matterhorn
1865 1st ascent of Matterhorn on July - 14.
1865 Annie Jones, Virginia, bearded lady on this day in history.
1867 On July - 14 alfred Nobel demonstrates his new invention, dynamite, for the first time
1868 On July - 14 tape measure enclosed in a circular case patented, AJ Fellows, Ct
1868 On this day in history alvin J Fellows patents tape measure
1868 On this day in history gertrude M L Bell, British archaeologist (Desert & The Sown)
1869 Owen Wister, US, novelist (Virginian) on July - 14.
1873 Ferdinand David, Dutch violinist/composer, dies at 63 on July - 14.
1874 On July - 14 'Abbas Hilmi II, last khedive (Ottoman viceroy) of Egypt (1892-1914)
1877 General strike brings US railroad to a stand still on this day in history.
1880 On July - 14 donald Meek, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Stage Fair, Stagecoach)
1881 On a ranch near old Fort Sumner, New Mexico, the infamous Western outlaw known as "Billy the Kid" was shot to death by Pat Garrett, the sheriff of Lincoln County on July - 14.
1883 On this day in history alexandru Zirra, composer
1884 Charles Meldrum Daniels, Dayton Oh, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1904, 08) on this day in history.
1890 Ossip Zadkine, [Zadkin], Russ/French sculptor (Destroyed City) on this day in history.
1891 On this day in history john T Smith patents corkboard
1891 On this day in history henry Oscar, London England, actor (Saint in London)
1893 On July - 14 a Charlois discovers asteroid #370 Modestia
1893 John G Strijdom, premier of South-Africa (1954-58) on this day in history.
1895 On this day in history frank Raymond Leavis, British literary critic (Culture & Environment)
1895 Alexander Ewing, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1898 On July - 14 ivan Triesault, Estonia, actor (Cry of the Werewolf, Black Parachute)
1901 On July - 14 george Tobias, NYC, actor (Abner Kravitz-Bewitched)
1902 On July - 14 the Campanile in St Mark's Square, Venice collapses, also demolishing the loggetta.
1902 Paul Guilfoyle, Jersey City NJ, actor/director (Curiosity Kills) on this day in history.
1902 Mark M Antokolski, Russian/French sculptor, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1903 On July - 14 irving Stone, US, author (Love is Eternal, Lust for Life)
1904 The birth of Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish Yiddish author on this day in history.
1904 On July - 14 isaac Bashevis Singer, Poland, Yiddish novelist (Enemies-Nobel 1978)
1904 S J Paul Kruger, general/pres South-Africa (1883-1904), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1906 Arthur James Bramwell Hutchings, composer on this day in history.