Historical Events In 1914
Friday, 20 September 2019
Jan 01 In the year 1914 klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam)
Jan 01 In the year 1914 northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria
Jan 01 The first part of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway is opened for service between North Vancouver and Horseshoe Bay, 12 miles on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1914 the first scheduled airline flight, St Petersburg-Tampa (Tony Jannus pilot)
Jan 02 On this day in history philips installs research department in Eindhoven
Jan 02 In the year 1914 philips installs research dept in Eindhoven
Jan 03 In the year 1914 jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
Jan 03 Kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC in the year 1914.
Jan 03 In the year 1914 stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62
Jan 04 On this day in history mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan)
Jan 04 Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84 in the year 1914.
Jan 05 Ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day on this day in history.
Jan 05 George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman) in the year 1914.
Jan 05 James Cox of Ford Motor Co announces wages will jump from $2.40/9-hour day to $5.00/8-hour day on this day in history.
Jan 06 Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded in the year 1914.
Jan 07 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal on this day in history.
Jan 07 On this day in history the first steam powered boat passes through the Panama Canal
Jan 09 In the year 1914 derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968)
Jan 10 On this day in history 1st edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
Jan 10 On this day in history claude Gallimard, France, publisher
Jan 10 On this day in history first edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
Jan 11 Ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history dorothy Jeakins, costume designer
Jan 13 In the year 1914 bernardus H Heldt, Dutch MP, dies at 72
Jan 13 In the year 1914 iWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia
Jan 14 On this day in history harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
Jan 14 Henry Ford introduces assembly line, for T-Fords on this day in history.
Jan 15 Lord Dacre of Glanton, British historian in the year 1914.
Jan 16 On this day in history roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX)
Jan 16 Writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia in the year 1914.
Jan 17 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin on this day in history.
Jan 18 Arno Schmidt, writer in the year 1914.
Jan 19 On this day in history lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs)