What Happened on July 24, 1914

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • David Miles Bensusan-Butt, English economist, born in Colchester, England (d. 1994)
  • Edwin Mirvish, owner (Old Vic)
  • Frances Oldham Kelsey, Canadian-American FDA Director (stopped thalidomide use in the US), born in Cobble Hill, British Columbia (d.2015)
  • Frank Silvera, Jamaican-American actor (High Chaparral, Killer's Kiss, Fear and Desire), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1970)
  • Kenneth B Clark, Canal Zone, civil rights activist (Dark Ghetto)
  • Riccardo Malipiero, composer
  • Robert Emhardt, American actor (Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1994)