On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st scheduled airline flight, St Petersburg-Tampa (Tony Jannus pilot)
  • Klaas ter Laan becomes The Netherland's 1st socialist mayor (Zaandam)
  • Northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria

Famous Birthdays

  • Noor Inayat Khan, Indian princess and British Special Operations Executive agent in WWII posthumously awarded the George Cross, born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1944)