On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1914

Historical Events

  • NY Post Office Building opens to public

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Hughes, British educationist and Labour Party politician, born in Swindon, England (d. 1995)
  • Graeme Bell, Australian pianist and composer, born in Richmond, Victoria, Australia (d. 2012)
  • Hugo Pfister, Swiss composer, born in Z├╝rich, Switzerland (d. 1969)
  • Ian Ball, Indian newspaper photographer, born in Dhariwal, India (d. 1995)
  • James Van Allen, American physicist (discovered Van Allen radiation belts), born in Mount Pleasant, Iowa (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Lord O'Brien, British nobleman, dies at 73
1914 Highlights

About September 7, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo