What Happened on December 14, 1918

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • David Loyd George's coalition Government wins a clear majority in the UK general election

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Giacomo Puccini's opera "Il Trittico" premieres in NYC

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Giacomo Puccini
  • Sinn Fein candidates win 73 of 105 Irish seats in UK general election, though all will refuse to take seats in Westminster, instead meeting at a Dail Eireann in Dublin

Famous Birthdays

  • B.K.S. Iyengar, Indian yoga advocate
  • James T. Aubrey, American television executive (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Sidonio Pais, prince of Portugal, murdered