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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 1914.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on January 1914: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1914?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1914 1st scheduled airline flight, St. Petersburg-Tampa (Tony Jannus pilot)
  • 02 Jan 1914 Philips installs research department in Eindhoven.
  • 05 Jan 1914 The Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday and a minimum wage of $5 for a day's labor.
  • 06 Jan 1914 Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded.
  • 09 Jan 1914 Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., the first historically black intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity to be officially recognized at Howard University is founded.
  • 10 Jan 1914 Oscar Mathisen skates world record 500 minutes in 43.7 seconds in Oslo.
  • 13 Jan 1914 IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia.
  • 14 Jan 1914 Henry Ford introduces assembly line, for T-Fords.
  • 16 Jan 1914 Writer Maksim Gorki returns to Russia.
  • 24 Jan 1914 Opera Madeleine, premieres in New York City
  • 26 Jan 1914 600 Dutch textile workers go on strike.
  • 28 Jan 1914 1st Millrose Games (athletics) held (NYC)

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in January 1914?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - On the Old Fall River Line
  2. - I'll Sing Thee Songs of Araby
  3. - My Wonderful Dream Girl
  4. - On the Old Fall River Line
  5. - That International Rag

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Whiplash

Whiplash

Directed by: Damien Chazelle

Starring: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

Country: United States of America

Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hiroko Itô, Kôji Mitsui

Country: United States of America

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States of America

Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Country: United States of America

Mary and Max

Mary and Max

Directed by: Adam Elliot

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

Country: United States of America