1914 h1 Timeline
01 - Northern & Southern Nigeria united in British colony of Nigeria.
05 - France Gaston Calmette, editor of Le Figaro begins running a series of political and personal expos?s on Cailloux
05 - Labor Ford Motor Co wages jump from $2.40/9-hr day to $5.00/8-hr day.
06 - Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded.
14 - Henry Ford introduces assembly line, for T-Fords.
26 - Labor 600 Dutch textile workers go on strike.
00 - Russian State Council member Durnovo writes memo to Tsar regarding Russian role in war against Germany.
04 - US Congress approves Burnett-anti-immigration law.
08 - Haiti General Zamon becomes president of Haiti.
14 - High Council of Labor forms in Hague Netherlands.
01 - Dutch Minister of war H Colijn named director of British Petroleum.
07 - Prince Wilhelm von Wied becomes King of Albania.
10 - Suffragettes in London damages painter Rokeby's Venus of Velasquez.
12 - George Westinghouse, US engineer (Westinghouse Electric), dies at 67.
14 - Serbia & Turkey sign peace treaty.
16 - Joseph Caillaux's wife buys a Browning automatic pistol in the morning and late that afternoon shoots Gaston Calmette a.55the editor of Le Figaro; Cailloux resigns his political post in the Cabinet; Calmette dies that evening. s.jan 05 1914
27 - 1st successful blood transfusion (in Brussels).
04 - "Perils of Pauline" shown for 1st time in LA.
08 - US & Colombia sign a treaty concerning Panama Canal Zone.
09 - Tampico incident - US ship crew arrested in Mexico.
09 - "World, the Flesh & the Devil," 1st color film, shown in London.
11 - George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion," premieres.
14 - Stacy G Carkhuff patents non-skid tire pattern.
20 - Labor 33 killed by soldiers during mine strike in Ludlow, Colo.
20 - Sports 18th Boston Marathon won by James Duffy of Canada in 2:25:01.2.
21 - US marines occupy Vera Cruz, Mexico, stay 6 months.
22 - Mexico ends diplomatic relations with US.
28 - 181 die in coal mine collapse at Eccles WV.
28 - W H Carrier patents air conditioner.
00 - Anglo-Russian naval talks begin attempting to determine co-operation between fleets
06 - British House of Lords rejects women suffrage.
07 - Woodrow Wilson's daughter Eleanor marries in White House.
07 - USA Congress establishes mother's day.
09 - USA President Woodrow Wilson proclaims Mother's Day.
12 - Moltke and Conrad meet in Karlsbad
14 - Woodrow Wilson signs Mother's Day proclamation.
21 - Greyhound Bus Co begins in Minnesota.
25 - British House of Commons passes Irish Home Rule.
29 - Ship rams Canadian ship Empress of Ireland on St Lawrence R; 1024 die.
02 - Glenn Curtiss flies his Langley Aerodrome.
06 - 1st air flight out of sight of land (Scotland to Norway).
13 - Kaiser Wilhelm II and Franz Ferdinand meet for the last time at Konopischt, Serbia and Russia discussed
27 - US signs treaty of commerce with Ethiopia.
28 - Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to throne of Austria-Hungary, and his wife at Sarajevo, Bosnia.
28 - Two of Archduke Ferdinand's assassins Princip and Cabrinovic are taken into custody.
28 - Sophie, Princess of Austria, assassinated.
29 - Serbian Prime Minister Nikola Pasic renounces the Black Hand and orders all public meeting places closed.
29 - Widespread rioting and looting by Croats and Moslems in Sarajevo directed towards the Serbian population.
29 - London newspaper runs headline: "To Hell with Serbia".However, King George V decrees seven days of mourning. Not to be outdone, Czar Nicholas II orders twelve days of mourning.
30 - German Ambassador in Vienna advises Austrians against taking hasty steps
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