What Happened on December 21, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

1st feature-length silent film comedy "Tillie's Punctured Romance" released starring Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand and Charlie Chaplin

Actress Marie Dressler
Marie Dressler
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
  • 2,800 African miners strike at the Van Rhyn Deep mines in a bid to redress some of their grievances

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan Generalić, Austro-Hungarian-born Croatian painter (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies