On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1914

Historical Events

  • 1st scheduled airline flight, St Petersburg-Tampa (Tony Jannus pilot)
  • Klaas ter Laan becomes The Netherlands 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)
1914 Highlights

About January 1, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 107 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn