On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1914

Historical Events

  • "World, the Flesh & the Devil", 1st color film, shown in London
  • Tampico incident - US ship crew arrested in Mexico
  • US President W Wilson refuses to recognize Huerta as President of Mexico on the ground that he has not been elected by the people

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Young, CEO (Boosey & Hawkes)

Famous Deaths

  • Eben Sumner Draper, American businessman and politician (44th Governor of Massachusetts), dies at 55
1914 Highlights

About April 9, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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