What Happened on April 14, 1914

Historical Events

  • Dr. Harry Plotz isolates the bacteria that causes Typhus Fever (Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York City)

Historic Invention

US head of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company Stacy G. Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern

Famous Deaths

  • Hubert Bland, English co-founder of the Fabian Society (b. 1855)
  • Paul Ehrenreich, German ethnologist and mythologist, dies at 58
1914 Highlights

About April 14, 1914

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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