Historical Events In 1914
Wednesday, 08 December 2021
Jan 01 Klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam) in the year 1914.
Jan 01 Northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history the first part of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway is opened for service between North Vancouver and Horseshoe Bay, 12 miles.
Jan 01 In the year 1914 the first scheduled airline flight, St Petersburg-Tampa (Tony Jannus pilot)
Jan 02 Philips installs research department in Eindhoven on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1914 philips installs research dept in Eindhoven
Jan 03 Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer in the year 1914.
Jan 03 In the year 1914 kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC
Jan 03 In the year 1914 stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62
Jan 04 Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan) in the year 1914.
Jan 04 In the year 1914 silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84
Jan 05 Ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day in the year 1914.
Jan 05 George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman) on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1914 james Cox of Ford Motor Co announces wages will jump from $2.40/9-hour day to $5.00/8-hour day
Jan 06 In the year 1914 stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded
Jan 07 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1914 the first steam powered boat passes through the Panama Canal
Jan 09 Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968) in the year 1914.
Jan 10 In the year 1914 1st edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
Jan 10 In the year 1914 claude Gallimard, France, publisher
Jan 10 First edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published on this day in history.
Jan 11 Ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71 in the year 1914.
Jan 11 In the year 1914 captain Robert Abram Bartlett 1875-1946 sees his Canadian Arctic Expedition ship Karluk crushed by ice near Herald Island, north of Siberia, 300 km short of his destination of Herschel Island; one of three ships of Stefansson expedition; many of the survivors will die before they reach Wrangel Island, 100 km away, where they wait until September before being rescued
Jan 11 In the year 1914 dorothy Jeakins, costume designer
Jan 13 Bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72 in the year 1914.
Jan 13 In the year 1914 iWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia
Jan 14 Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life) in the year 1914.
Jan 14 On this day in history henry Ford introduces assembly line, for T-Fords
Jan 15 Lord Dacre of Glanton, British historian on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1914 roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
Jan 16 On this day in history writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia
Jan 17 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin on this day in history.
Jan 18 Arno Schmidt, writer on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1914 lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs)