Historical Events In 1914
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
Jan 01 Klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam) in the year 1914.
Jan 01 On this day in history 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 The first scheduled airline flight, St Petersburg-Tampa (Tony Jannus pilot) in the year 1914.
Jan 02 Philips installs research department in Eindhoven in the year 1914.
Jan 02 On this day in history philips installs research dept in Eindhoven
Jan 03 On this day in history jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer
Jan 03 In the year 1914 kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC
Jan 03 Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1914.
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 In the year 1914 ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day
Jan 05 In the year 1914 george Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], actor (Superman)
Jan 05 On this day in history james Cox of Ford Motor Co announces wages will jump from $2.40/9-hour day to $5.00/8-hour day
Jan 06 Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded on this day in history.
Jan 07 On this day in history 1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal
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) in the year 1914.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 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 Henry Ford introduces assembly line, for T-Fords on this day in history.
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 Writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia in the year 1914.
Jan 17 On this day in history gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin
Jan 18 Arno Schmidt, writer in the year 1914.
Jan 19 Lester Flatt, country musician (Flatt & Scruggs) in the year 1914.