March 1, 1914 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Dutch Minister of war H Colijn named director of British Petroleum
  • The Republic of China joins the Universal Postal Union.

Birthdays in History

  • Archibald J Gumede, South African ANC member/chairman (UDF)
  • Ralph Waldo Ellison, American writer (Invisible Man, Shadow & Cast), born in Oklahoma City (d. 1994)

Deaths in History

  • Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (b. 1845)