Historical Events In 1914
Monday, 20 January 2020
Jan 01 In the year 1914 klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam)
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 In the year 1914 philips installs research department in Eindhoven
Jan 02 Philips installs research dept in Eindhoven on this day in history.
Jan 03 Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1914 george Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman)
Jan 05 James Cox of Ford Motor Co announces wages will jump from $2.40/9-hour day to $5.00/8-hour day in the year 1914.
Jan 06 Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded in the year 1914.
Jan 07 In the year 1914 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal
Jan 07 In the year 1914 the first steam powered boat passes through the Panama Canal
Jan 09 On this day in history 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 Claude Gallimard, France, publisher on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1914 first edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
Jan 11 Ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71 in the year 1914.
Jan 11 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 in the year 1914.
Jan 11 Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer in the year 1914.
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 In the year 1914 harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life)
Jan 14 Henry Ford introduces assembly line, for T-Fords in the year 1914.
Jan 15 On this day in history lord Dacre of Glanton, British historian
Jan 16 Roger Aubert, Belgium, church historian (Le Pontificat de Pie IX) in the year 1914.
Jan 16 Writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia in the year 1914.
Jan 17 In the year 1914 gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin
Jan 18 In the year 1914 arno Schmidt, writer
Jan 19 Lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs) on this day in history.