On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1914

Historical Events

Sports History

Charlie Chaplin debuts silent film character The Tramp in "Kid Auto Races at Venice"

  • Steel work completed on Exposition (Civic) Auditorium, San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • David Ignatow, American poet (Tread the Dark, Rescue the Dead)
  • Jacques Mornard [Ramon Mercader], murderer (Trotsky)
  • Ralph Whitlock, British farmer, conservationist, writer, and broadcaster, born in Pitton, Wiltshire,England (d. 1995)
1914 Highlights

About February 7, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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