On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1914

Historical Events

  • Lisandro de la Torre and others found the Democratic Progressist Party (Partido Demócrata Progresista, PDP) at the Hotel Savoy, Buenos Aires.

Famous Birthdays

  • Attila Petschauer, Hungarian fencer (Olympic gold 1928, 32), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1943)
  • Karl Carstens, German politician (President of the Federal Republic of Germany 1979-84), born in Bremen, German Empire (d. 1992)
  • Rosalyn Tureck, American pianist (Bach & Rock), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Sgambati, Italian pianist & composer, dies at 73
1914 Highlights

About December 14, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius