Historical Events In 1914
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Dec 14 Giovanni Sgambati, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1914.
Dec 14 On this day in history lisandro de la Torre and others found the Democratic Progressist Party (Partido DemĂłcrata Progresista, PDP) at the Hotel Savoy, Buenos Aires.
Dec 15 After being closed for over four months, the NYSE got back into the swing of things on this day in 1914, albeit with a tight set of trading restrictions designed to prevent fiscal disaster on this day in history.
Dec 15 Battle of Lodz ends; Russians retreat toward Moscow on this day in history.
Dec 15 Ernie Toshack, cricket pace bowler (Aussie left-arm post-WWII) in the year 1914.
Dec 16 On this day in history french offensive in Artois (PĂ©tain)
Dec 16 On this day in history ivan Zajc, composer, dies at 82
Dec 17 Austrian troops beat Russians in Limanova Poland on this day in history.
Dec 17 Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv by Turkish authorities on this day in history.
Dec 17 On this day in history mushtaq Ali, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 30's & 40's)
Dec 18 In the year 1914 jerry Zipkin, socialite
Dec 19 Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87 in the year 1914.
Dec 21 In the year 1914 "Tillie's Punctured Romance," 1st six-reel feature comedy debuts
Dec 21 On this day in history a O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies
Dec 21 First feature-length silent film comedy, "Tillie's Punctured Romance" released. (Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand and Charles Chaplin) on this day in history.
Dec 23 Dezider Kardos, composer in the year 1914.
Dec 23 World War I: Australian and New Zealand troops arrive in Cairo, Egypt in the year 1914.
Dec 24 On this day in history dorothy Hyson, actress (Ghoul, Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go)
Dec 24 On this day in history german plane drops bombs on Dover England
Dec 25 In the year 1914 just after midnight on Christmas morning, the German troops along the Eastern and Western fronts cease firing their guns and artillery, and start singing Christmas carols and playing brass musical instruments; at first light, many German soldiers emerge from their trenches and cross No Man's Land, calling out Merry Christmas in English and French; at first the Allied soldiers suspect a trick, but soon they are shaking hands with the Boche; swapping cigarettes and plum pudding, and even playing soccer; the Christmas Truce lasts a few days, then it is back to the bloody conflict of World War I; there are no more Christmas Truces.
Dec 25 Legendary/unofficial "Christmas Truce" takes place (Brits & Germans) on this day in history.
Dec 25 On this day in history sS Therese Heymann. This Ropner ship left the Tyne and was posted missing thereafter. No information about her fate is known but she may have been mined off Filey, Yorkshire as was the fate of many other vessels.
Dec 26 Richard Widmark, Sunrise Mich, actor (Madigan, Judgement at Nuremberg) in the year 1914.
Dec 27 In the year 1914 giuseppe Berto, Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red)
Dec 28 On this day in history bernard Youens, British actor (Coronation Street)
Dec 30 On this day in history bert Parks, [Jacobson], Atlanta Ga, TV host (Miss America)
Dec 31 Colonel Jacob Ruppert & Cap Huston purchase NY Yankees for $460,000 in the year 1914.
Dec 31 Pat Brady, Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show) on this day in history.