On This Day

Events in Film & Television in 1914

Sports History

Feb 7 Charlie Chaplin debuts silent film character The Tramp in "Kid Auto Races at Venice"

Film Release

Feb 12 "The Squaw Man", 1st feature-length film shot in Hollywood, directed by Cecil B. DeMille and Oscar Apfel, is released in the US

  • Apr 4 Film serial "Perils of Pauline" shown for the first time in Los Angeles
  • Nov 4 Vogue holds 1st model show ("Fashion Fete", NYC)

Film Release

Dec 21 1st feature-length silent film comedy "Tillie's Punctured Romance" released starring Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand and Charlie Chaplin