Historical Events In 1914
Sunday, 19 January 2020
Aug 13 In the year 1914 establishment of the Australian Red Cross to raise funds to purchase comfort supplies for Australian service personnel overseas
Aug 13 On this day in history richard Basehart, actor (Voyage to Bottom of the Sea)
Aug 14 In the year 1914 british field marshal John French & Gen Wilson land in France
Aug 14 Sydney Wooderson, miler (world record 1937) on this day in history.
Aug 15 13th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in New York (3-2) on this day in history.
Aug 15 Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Baba yaga), dies at 59 [NS=Aug 28] in the year 1914.
Aug 15 On this day in history panama Canal opens (under cost)
Aug 15 In the year 1914 peter Nicholson Gunn, writer
Aug 16 German army occupies last fort at Luik, Belgian general Leman caught in the year 1914.
Aug 16 Tullio Pandolfini, Italy, water polo (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.
Aug 17 Franklin D Roosevelt Jr, son of FDR/(Rep-D-NY, 1949-55) on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1914 french troops under gen de Castelnau occupy Chateau Salins
Aug 17 James Grierson, British general in the year 1914.
Aug 17 The Belgian government moves its offices from Brussels to Antwerp on this day in history.
Aug 18 Oscar Egg sets new cycling hour record (44,247 km) on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1914 pres Wilson issues Proclamation of Neutrality
Aug 19 In the year 1914 elmer Rice' "On Trial," premieres in NYC
Aug 19 On this day in history fumio Hayasaka, composer
Aug 20 In the year 1914 german forces invade Brussels
Aug 20 On this day in history german forces occupy Brussels, Belgium during WW I
Aug 20 In the year 1914 german General von Bulow executes 211 Belgians
Aug 20 On this day in history kitei Sohn, Korean marathon runner/coach (Olympic-gold-1936)
Aug 20 Pius X, [Giuseppe M Sarto], Pope (1903-14), dies on this day in history.
Aug 21 20th US Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 290 at Midlothian CC Ill on this day in history.
Aug 21 Dallas Pratt, collector on this day in history.
Aug 22 Battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French on this day in history.
Aug 22 Raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle in the year 1914.
Aug 23 In the year 1914 -24] German troops plunder Belgium
Aug 23 In the year 1914 emperor of Japan declares war on Germany
Aug 23 Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks in the year 1914.
Aug 23 Japan declares war on Germany during WWI in the year 1914.
Aug 24 Battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops on this day in history.
Aug 25 -26] Belgian offensive at Antwerp in the year 1914.
Aug 25 In the year 1914 alexei Haieff, Blagovestchensk Siberia, composer (Princess Zondilda)