On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Drake [Capurro], American singer and actor (Trading Places, Hamlet, Kiss Me Kate), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Herman Keiser, American golfer (US Masters 1946), born in Springfield, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • Sarah Churchill, British actress (Matinee Theatre, All Over Town, Royal Wedding), born in London, England (d. 1982)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

44th US Ambassador to the United Kingdom Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. (26) weds John F. Fitzgerald's daughter, Rose Fitzgerald (24)

Kennedy Family Matriarch Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Kennedy Family Matriarch
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Patriarch of the Kennedy family Joseph P. Kennedy
Patriarch of the Kennedy family
Joseph P. Kennedy

1914 Highlights

About October 7, 1914

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 106 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra