On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Carla van Neste, Belgian violinist
  • Lor Tok [Sawong Supsamruay], Thai comedian and actor (Ngern, Ngern, Ngern), born in Bangkok Yai, Thailand (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Rube Waddell, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (Triple Crown, AL wins leader 1905; ERA leader 1900, 05; strikeout leader 1902–07; Philadelphia A's), dies from tuberculosis at 37
1914 Highlights

About April 1, 1914

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries