Zie: Wikipedia.
Gebeurtenissen:
28 Juni - (Sarajevo) Moordaanslag op de Franz Ferdinand van Oostenrijk, troonopvolger van
Oostenrijk-Hongarije door de Servische nationalist Gavrilo Princip. Dit was directe aanleiding
tot het uitbreken van de Eerste Wereldoorlog.
15 Juli - Majoor Lodewijk Thomson, de leider van een Nederlandse vredesmissie in het jonge
koninkrijk Albanië, sneuvelt in Durrës.
28 Juli - Oostenrijk-Hongarije verklaart de oorlog aan Servië.
29 Juli - Troepen van Oostenrijk-Hongarije openen het bombardement van Belgrado.
30 Juli - Rusland mobiliseert ter bescherming van hun bondgenoot Servië.
31 Juli - Duitsland eist in een ultimatum dat Rusland de mobilisatie intrekt. Er wordt niet
op geantwoord.
1 Augustus - Duitsland verklaart de oorlog aan Rusland.
3 Augustus - Het Duitse leger valt België en Frankrijk binnen.
20 Augustus - Duitsland verslaat Rusland in de slag bij Tannenberg.

Geboren:
4 Januari - Jane Wyman, Amerikaans actrice.
14 Januari - Aarnout Stroosnijder.
5 Maart - Hubrecht Marinus van den Houten.
7 Maart - Regina Jacoba Augusta Julia van den Houten.
7 Maart - Gerritje van Apeldoorn.
22 April - Elisabeth  van den Houten.
22 April - Johannes Antonius van den Houten.
22 April - Jan de Hartog, Nederlands schrijver.
6 Juni - Johannis Antonius van den Houten.
2 Juli - Nicolaas Jacobus van den Houten.
18 Juli - Jo Cals, Nederlands politicus.
28 Oktober - Jonas Salk, arts en maker van het eerste vaccin voor polio, te New
York, Verenigde Staten.
8 November - Fred van Houten.

Overleden:
25 Maart - Frederic Mistral, Frans dichter.
26 April - Naboth Cornelis van Dijl.
7 Mei - Cornelis van den Houten --> Cornelis Noteboom.
26 Mei - Willemtje (Willempje) van Splunder.
20 Juli - Anna Polderman.
22 Juli - Eli Heimans, Nederlands natuurbeschermer.
28 Juni - Franz Ferdinand van Oostenrijk, troonopvolger van Oostenrijk-Hongarije en
zijn vrouw sterven na een moordaanslag door de Servische nationalist Gavrilo Princip.
20 Augustus - Aart van den Houten.
2 November - Stoffelina Rommelse.
21 November - Pieter van den Houten.
26 November - Cornelia Noteboom.
17 December - Antonia van Tiel.

Uitgestorven:
De trekduif, Ectopistes migratorius in Cincinnati Zoo.


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Events:
January 5 - Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday and a minimum wage
of $5 for a day's labor.
February 13 - Copyright: In New York City the ASCAP (for American Society of
Composers, Authors and Publishers) is established to protect the copyrighted
musical compositions of its members.
April 14 - The city of Irving, Texas was incorporated.
May - American Radio Relay League founded.
May 14 - Woodrow Wilson signs Mother's Day proclamation.
May 14 - The Hellenic Holocaust begins in the Ottoman Empire.
May 25 - The United Kingdom's House of Commons passes Irish Home Rule.
May 29 - Ocean liner Empress of Ireland sinks in Gulf of St. Lawrence; 1,024 lives lost.
June 28 - Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip assassinates Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of
Austria at Sarajevo, Bosnia.
July 18 - Within the United States Army the Signal Corps is formed giving definite status to
its air service for the first time.
July 28 - World War I begins: Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia after it failed to meet
the conditions of an ultimatum it set on July 23 following the Sarajevo assassination.
August 1 - Germany declares war on Russia following latter's military mobilization in
support of Serbia.
August 2 - German troops occupy Luxembourg.
August 3 - Germany declares war on Russia's ally France.
August 4 - German troops invade neutral Belgium in advance on France. Britain declares war
on Germany after the latter fails to undertake to respect Belgian neutrality. The United States
declares neutrality.
August 5 - In Cleveland, Ohio, the first electric traffic light is installed.
August 15 - Panama Canal opens to traffic.
August 23, Japan declares war on Germany.
August 20 - World War I: German forces occupy Brussels.
September 1 - St. Petersburg, Russia changes its name to Petrograd.
September 5 - World War I: First Battle of the Marne begins - Northeast of Paris, the French
6th Army under General Michel-Joseph Maunoury attack German forces who are advancing
on the capital. Over 2 million troops will fight in the battle and 100,000 will be killed or
wounded in this significant Allied victory.
September 6 - French and British counterattack at Marne ends German advance on Paris.
September 26 - The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) established by the Federal
Trade Commission Act.
October 9 - World War I: Siege of Antwerp - Antwerp, Belgium falls to German troops.
October 29 - World War I: Ottoman warships shell Russian Black Sea ports: Russia,
France and Britain declare war on November 1-5.
November 1 - World War I: Battle of Coronel fought - A Royal Navy squadron
commanded by Rear-Admiral Sir Christopher Craddock is met and defeated by the
superior German forces led by Vice-Admiral Graf Maximilian von Spee. This is the
first British naval defeat of the war.
November 5 - The United Kingdom annexes Cyprus, and together with France declares
war on the Ottoman Empire.
November 16 - A year after being created by passage of the Federal Reserve
Act of 1913, the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States officially
opens for business.
November 28 - World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York
Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
W. H. Carrier patents design of air conditioner.
The capital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China moved from
Guilin to Nanning.

Births:
January 1 - Noor Inayat Khan, WW II heroine, executed by the Nazis († 1944).
January 4 - Jane Wyman, actress.
January 5 - George Reeves, actor († 1959).
January 6 - Danny Thomas, singer, actor, comedian († 1991).
January 14 - Aarnout Stroosnijder.
January 14 - Harold Russell, actor († 2002).
January 17 - William Stafford, poet and pacifist († 1993).
January 18 - Arno Schmidt, author († 1979).
January 30 - David Wayne, actor († 1995).
January 30 - John Ireland, actor († 1992).
January 31 - Jersey Joe Walcott, boxer († 1994).
February 4 - Alfred Andersch, narrator and author of radio drama († 1980).
February 4 - Ida Lupino, actress, director, writer († 1995).
February 5 - William S. Burroughs, US author († 1997).
February 6 - Thurl Ravenscroft, voice-over actor ("Tony the Tiger").
February 9 - Gypsy Rose Lee, actress, ecdysiast († 1970).
February 9 - Ernest Tubb, country music singer († 1984).
February 11 - Matt Dennis, singer.
February 11 - French Duynstee, Dutch constitutional lawyer.
February 11 - Menelaos Pallantios, composer.
February 11 - Winand Borgerhoff Mulder, court judge of Amsterdam.
February 12 - Tex Beneke, musician, band leader († 2000).
February 24 - Zachary Scott, actor.
March 1 - Ralph Ellison, writer († 1994).
March 2 - Martin Ritt, director († 1990).
March 5 - Hubrecht Marinus van den Houten.
March 7 - Regina Jacoba Augusta Julia van den Houten.
March 7 - Gerritje van Apeldoorn.
March 13 - Edward O'Hare, US pilot († 1943).
March 17 - Sammy Baugh, American football star.
March 19 - Jay Berwanger, football star, 1st Heisman Trophy winner († 2002).
March 26 - William Westmoreland, United States commander in Vietnam War.
March 28 - Edmund Muskie, United States politician († 1996).
March 30 - Sonny Boy Williamson, musician.
March 31 - Octavio Paz, author, Nobel Prize for Literature († 1998).
April 2 - Alec Guinness, actor († 2000).
April 4 - Marguerite Duras, writer († 1996).
April 22 - Elisabeth  van den Houten.
April 22 - Johannes Antonius van den Houten.
April 22 - Jan de Hartog, writer († 2002).
April 25 - Ross Lockridge Jr., writer († 1948).
April 26 - Bernard Malamud, author († 1986).
April 26 - Lilian Rolfe, SOE agent executed by the Nazis († 1945).
May 8 - Romain Gary, writer and diplomat († 1980).
May 9 - Hank Snow, country musician († 1999).
May 12 - Howard K. Smith, journalist († 2002).
May 13 - Joe Louis, boxer († 1981).
May 19 - Go Seigen, Go player.
May 19 - Max Perutz, molecular biologist († 2002).
May 22 - Vance Packard, author († 1996).
May 22 - Sun Ra, jazz musician († 1993).
May 28 - W. G. G. Duncan Smith, World War II pilot († 1996).
May 29 - Tenzing Norgay, Sherpa († 1986).
May 29 - Eduard Pestel, scientist and engineer († 1988).
May - Arnold Gerschwiler, figure skating trainer († 2003).
June 6 - Johannis Antonius van den Houten.
June 15 - Yuri Andropov, soviet politician and General Secretary of CPSU († 1984).
June 19 - Alan Cranston, US senator († 2000).
June 21 - William Vickrey, economist († 1996).
July 2 - Nicolaas Jacobus van den Houten.
July 19 - John Kenneth Macalister, Canadian SOE agent († 1944).
July 30 - Lord Killanin, sixth president of the IOC († 1999).
August 17 - Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr., lawyer, politician († 1988).
August 17 - Gabrielle Weidner, Belgian heroine of World War II († 1945).
September 5 - Sor Isolina Ferre, Puerto Rican catholic nun († 2000).
September 12 - Desmond Llewelyn, British actor, (Q in the James Bond movies) († 1999).
September 12 - Janusz Zurakowski, Polish-Canadian pilot († 2004).
September 16 - Allen Funt, host of Candid Camera († 1999).
October 6 - Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian explorer († 2002).
October 16 - Zahir Shah, King of Afghanistan.
October 21 - Martin Gardner, writer on mathematics and games.
October 27 - Dylan Thomas, Welsh poet and author († 1953).
October 28 - Jonas Salk, medical scientist, developer of polio vaccine († 1995).
November 8 - Fred van Houten.
November 11 - Howard Fast, American novelist and television writer.
November 20 - Charles Berlitz, author († 2003).
November 20 - Jean-Pierre Grenier, actor († 2000).
November 25 - Joe DiMaggio, American baseball player († 1999).
December 10 - Dorothy Lamour, actress († 1996).
December 26 - Richard Widmark, actor.
December 29 - Billy Tipton, jazz musician († 1989).
December 30 - Bert Parks, singer, actor, host of Miss America Pageant († 1992).

Deaths:
April 1 - Rube Waddell, Baseball Hall of Famer.
April 26 - Naboth Cornelis van Dijl.
May 2 - John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, husband of Princess Louise of the
United Kingdom, aunt of King George V.
May 7 - Cornelis van den Houten --> Cornelis Noteboom.
May 26 - Willemtje (Willempje) van Splunder.
June 28 - Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria.
June 28 - Archduchess Sophie Chotek, wife of Franz Ferdinand.
July 3 - Joseph Chamberlain, British politician.
July 20 - Anna Polderman.
August 20 - Aart van den Houten.
August 20 - Pope Pius X.
August 30 - Aleksander Samsonov, Russian general.
September 1 - Martha, the last passenger pigeon.
November 2 - Stoffelina Rommelse.
November 21 - Pieter van den Houten.
November 26 - Cornelia Noteboom.
December 17 - Antonia van Tiel.


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