On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1914

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Decadt, Flemish composer, born in Ypres (d. 1995)
  • William Vickrey, Canadian economist (Nobel 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Bertha von Suttner, Austrian writer and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1843)
  • Glauco Velasquez, composer, dies at 30