Historical Events In 1914
Saturday, 20 July 2019
Jan 01 Klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam) on this day in history.
Jan 01 Northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria in the year 1914.
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 On this day in history 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 Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Jan 04 Mohammed Sahir, shah (Afghanistan) on this day in history.
Jan 04 Silas Weir Mitchell, US physician/author (Free Quaker), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day
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 in the year 1914.
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 The first steam powered boat passes through the Panama Canal on this day in history.
Jan 09 Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968) on this day in history.
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 First edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history ambrose Bierce, writer, dies at 71
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 IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia in the year 1914.
Jan 14 Harold Russell, actor (Best Years of Our Life) on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history henry Ford introduces assembly line, for T-Fords
Jan 15 On this day in history lord Dacre of Glanton, British historian
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 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) in the year 1914.