On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Albe Vidaković, Croatian composer, born in Subotica, Serbia (d. 1964)
  • Bengt Johansson, Finnish composer, born in Helsinki (d. 1989)
  • Bernarr Rainbow, English historian of music education, organist, and choir master, born in London (d. 1998)
  • Charles Drake [Ruppert], American actor (Harvey, Air Force, Glenn Miller Story), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Jack Parsons, American rocket scientist and Thelemite occultist, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1952)
1914 Highlights

About October 2, 1914

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra