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1914


Jan
5
Ford Motor Company caps workdays, offers $5 for a day's labor The Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday and a minimum wage of $5 for a day's labor (1914)Ford Motor Company: From the Model T to the Mustang

May
13
Birthday of Joe LouisBirthday of Joe Louis (1914)Top 10 Fighters of All Time

Jun
28
Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in SarajevoFranz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip, the casus belli of World War I (1914)World War I - How Did It Start?

Jul
11
Babe Ruth makes his MLB debutBabe Ruth plays in his first Major League Baseball game as a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox (1914)Babe Ruth Biography: Boston Red Sox to NY Yankees

28
World War I beginsStart of World War I (1914).Top 10 Bloodiest Wars of the Last Century
Top 10 Armies of All Time

Oct
27
Birthday of Dylan Thomas Birthday of Dylan Thomas (1914)Wales' UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Top Religious and Governmental Architecture in Wales
The Castles of Wales
Travel Guide: Wales - Top Cultural Attractions
Top Architectural Attractions in Wales

Nov
14
Release: Tillie's Punctured Romance Tillie's Punctured Romance, the first ever comedy film, is released (1914)Top 10 Comedy Movie Clichés

25
Birthday of Joe DiMaggio Birthday of Joe DiMaggio (1914)Joe DiMaggio Biography: Life and Career of Baseball's Yankee Clipper