Historical Events In 1914
Thursday, 23 January 2020
Sep 07 New York Post Office Building opens to the public in the year 1914.
Sep 07 On this day in history nY Post Office Building opens to public
Sep 08 British trader Oceanic sinks off Scotland on this day in history.
Sep 08 Dimitrios I, patriarch (primus interparis orthodox Christians) on this day in history.
Sep 08 SS Oceanic,a White Star Liner, built in 1899. She was the first ship to exceed the length of the Great Eastern, at 704 ft overall. After being requistioned on the outbreak of the First World War as an armed merchant cruiser, she was attached to the 10th cruiser squadron of the Royal Navy. On the 8th September, in thick fog, she ran aground on rocks on Foula Island, Shetlands where she became a total loss and was eventually broken up. She had a crew of 400 on board at the time of her accident, all of whom were resued by the Trawler Glenogil on this day in history.
Sep 08 The birth of Robert Wise, American film director in the year 1914.
Sep 08 On this day in history william E Darwin, British son of Charles Darwin, dies at 74
Sep 09 On this day in history -12] Belgian offensive from Antwerp
Sep 10 In the year 1914 robert Wise, director (Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story)
Sep 10 In the year 1914 the birth of Robert Wise, American director
Sep 11 On this day in history two Australian battalions land near Rabaul and occupy the German colony on New Britain, off north-eastern New Guinea during WWI.
Sep 11 William Christopher Handy publishes "St Louis Blues" in the year 1914.
Sep 12 Yankee shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh, 23, becomes youngest manager on this day in history.
Sep 13 Leonard Geoffrey Feather, jazz critic/musician in the year 1914.
Sep 14 In the year 1914 german staff-chief von Moltke replaces von Falkenhayn
Sep 14 HMA Submarine AE1 lost off New Guinea in the year 1914.
Sep 14 In the year 1914 kay Medford, NYC, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love)
Sep 15 Battle of Aisne begins between Germans & French during WW I on this day in history.
Sep 15 Battle of Aisne begins between Germans and French during WW I in the year 1914.
Sep 15 In the year 1914 creighton Abrams, US, army general (Vietnam War)
Sep 15 Jacobus Herculas de la Rey, [Uncle Chose], Boer general, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Sep 16 Allen Funt, Bkln NY, TV host & creator (Candid Camera) on this day in history.
Sep 17 Andrew Fisher becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the third time on this day in history.
Sep 17 Shin Kanemaru, politician on this day in history.
Sep 18 In the year 1914 battle of Aisne ends with Germans beating French during WW I
Sep 18 In the year 1914 jack Cardiff, British film director
Sep 19 On this day in history brooklyn's Ed Lafitte no-hits KC (Federal League), 6-2
Sep 19 On this day in history frances Farmer, Seattle WA, actress (Son of Fury, Among the Living)
Sep 20 On this day in history kenneth More, England, actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House)
Sep 21 In the year 1914 john Kluge, Chemnitz Germany, media CEO (Metromedia)/billionaire
Sep 22 In the year 1914 1 German submarine sinks 3 British ironclads, 1,459 die
Sep 22 On this day in history alain-Fournier, French writer (Grand Meaulnes), dies in battle at 27
Sep 22 On this day in history german U-Boat, the U-9, sunk three British cruisers in the North Sea
Sep 22 On this day in history martha Scott, Jamesport Mo, actress (Dallas, Bionic Woman, Our Town)