What Happened on September 14, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • German staff-of-chief Helmut von Moltke replaced by Erich von Falkenhayn
  • German troops withdraw from Aisne/invent trenches

Famous Birthdays

  • Clayton Moore, American actor (The Lone Ranger), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Lída Baarová [Ludmila Babková], Czech actress (Die Fledermaus, Virginity), born in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 2000)
  • Michael Spisak, composer
  • Pietro Germi, Italian actor, writer and director (Divorce Italian Style, The Facts of Murder), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1974)
  • Robert McCloskey, American author (d. 2003)
  • Robert S. Dietz, Westfield New Jersey, American Geophysicist who proposed a theory of seafloor spreading in 1961