What Happened on August 14, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • General Leconte appointed temporary President of Haiti
  • United States Senate leaders begin to rotate the office of President pro tempore (for the time being) of the Senate among leading candidates to fill the vacancy left by William P. Frye's death.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ethel Lois Payne, American civil rights journalist and "1st Lady of the Black Press", born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan Koetsier, composer
  • Pieter Platteel, last governor Neth New-Guinea