What Happened on December 24, 1914

Historical Events

  • German plane drops bombs on Dover, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Hyson, American actress (Ghoul, Spare a Copper, Sing as We Go), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • Ralph Marterie, Italian-American trumpeter and big band leader ("Skokiaan"; "Shish-Kebab"; "Dry Marterie"), born in Acerra, Italy (d. 1978)

Famous Weddings

  • Agatha Miller (later best selling detective author) marries aviator Archibald Christie

Famous Deaths

John MuirJohn Muir (1838-1914)

Scottish naturalist and discoverer (glacier in High Seirras), dies of pneumonia at 76

1914 Highlights

About December 24, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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