On This Day

January 5, 1914 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Industrialist Henry Ford announces his $5 minimum per-day wage, doubled most workers pay from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford

Birthdays in History

  • Nicolas de Staël, French-Russian painter, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1955)