Wednesday 15 April 1914


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Brewster's Millions, directed by Oscar C. Apfel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Brewster's Millions

Brewster's Millions

Directed by: Oscar C. Apfel

Starring: Edward Abeles, Joseph Singleton, Sydney Deane

Country: United States

The Battle of the Sexes

The Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Donald Crisp, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron

Country: United States

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The Destruction of Carthage

The Destruction of Carthage

Directed by: Luigi Maggi

Starring: Carlo Campogalliani, Luigi Chiesa, Franois-Paul Donadio

Country: United States

The Mysterious X

The Mysterious X

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Otto Reinwald

Country: United States

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Eine venezianische Nacht

Eine venezianische Nacht

Directed by: Max Reinhardt

Starring: Alfred Abel, Victor Arnold, Maria Carmi

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

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  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean Taulelle: French senior government official, who served as prefect of Dordogne (1962-1966), Saône-et-Loire (1968-1972), Hérault (1972-1973), Seine-Maritime (1973-1974), and Paris (1974-1976).
  • Herve De Blignieres: French military officer, Chief of Staff in France of the Organisation de l'armée secrète (OAS) ["Organisation of the Secret Army"], a short-lived French dissident far-right paramilitary organisation during the Algerian War.
  • John Gregory: dancer.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1914 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Little Gray Home in the West - Maggie Teyte

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1914?

  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1006


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Eyes of the World by Harold Bell Wright

The Eyes of the World

By: Harold Bell Wright

A classic fiction novel by Harold Bell Wright, featuring a maiden in distress, an artist, a hero, and several secrets.

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Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter


By: Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna is a best-selling novel by Eleanor H. Porter that is now considered a classic of children's literature. The book was such a success that Porter soon produced a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (ISBN 9781439297513 ).

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The Inside of the Cup by Winston Churchill

The Inside of the Cup

By: Winston Churchill

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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The Salamander by Owen Johnson

The Salamander

By: Owen Johnson

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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