On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Stanley Cup, Arena Gardens, Toronto ON: Toronto HC (NHA) defeat Victoria Aristocrats (PCHA), 2-1 for a 3-0 series sweep; final series of the "challenge" era

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Clark, American actor (Burns & Allen, Auntie Mame, Hazard), born in Lincoln, California (d. 1968)
  • Jay Berwanger, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (1st Heisman Trophy winner 1935, Chicago), born in Dubuque, Iowa (d. 2002)

Person of interestJiang Qing

Jiang Qing [Madame Mao], Chinese communist and wife of Mao Zedong, born in Zhucheng, Shandong, China (d. 1991)

Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong Jiang Qing
Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong
Jiang Qing
  • Leonidas Alaoglu, Greek-Canadian mathematician (d. 1981)
  • Patricia Morison, American actress (Peyton Place, Dressed to Kill, Kiss Me, Kate The King and I), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe Mercalli, Italian volcanologist (b. 1850)