1914

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This article is about the year 1914. For the board game, see 1914 (game).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
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Gregorian calendar 1914
MCMXIV
Ab urbe condita 2667
Armenian calendar 1363
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Bengali calendar 1321
Berber calendar 2864
British Regnal year Geo. 5 – 4 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2458
Burmese calendar 1276
Byzantine calendar 7422–7423
Chinese calendar 癸丑(Water Ox)
4610 or 4550
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Japanese calendar Taishō 3
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Juche calendar 3
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Minguo calendar ROC 3
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Thai solar calendar 2457

Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) in the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday in the Julian calendar. This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I.

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January[edit]

Main article: January, 1914

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This picture is usually associated with the arrest of Gavrilo Princip, although some[6][7] believe it depicts Ferdinand Behr, a bystander.

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The central temple of the Iglesia ni Cristo
Map of European alliances in 1914

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Mobilization in Germany.

September[edit]

Pope Benedict XV, the new pope

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Blanke, David (2002). The 1910s. American popular culture through history (Illustrated ed.). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing. p. 226. ISBN 978-0-313-31251-9. 
  2. ^ Robinson, David (1986) [First published 1985]. Chaplin: His Life and Art. London: Paladin. p. 113. ISBN 0-586-08544-0. 
  3. ^ Chaplin, Charles (2003) [First published 1964]. My Autobiography. London: Penguin Classics. p. 145. ISBN 0-141-01147-5. 
  4. ^ Adams, Charles Henry (1914-03-26). "New York Day By Day". The Evening Independent (St. Petersburg, Florida). p. 7. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  5. ^ The Atlanta Constitution 1914-06-17 p. 1.
  6. ^ Finestone, Jeffrey; Massie, Robert K. (1981). The Last Courts of Europe. Dent. p. 247. 
  7. ^ Smith, David James (2010). One Morning In Sarajevo. Hachette UK. "He was photographed on the way to the station and the photograph has been reproduced many times in books and articles, claiming to depict the arrest of Gavrilo Princip. But there is no photograph of Gavro's arrest - this photograph shows the arrest of Behr." 
  8. ^ "International exhibition became known as a city". Bristol Post. 2013-07-09. Retrieved 2014-01-28. 
  9. ^ "Plan Big Meeting For Dead Bomb Men: Demonstration in Union Square by Anti-Militarist League Announced for Tomorrow" (pdf). The New York Times (Adolph Ochs). 1914-07-10. p. 1. Retrieved 2008-07-13. 
  10. ^ "August 1914". WarChron. 2007. Retrieved 2014-07-16. 
  11. ^ "The First Shot of World War I". Coastal Defences of Colonial Victoria. 1997. Retrieved 2012-10-21. 
  12. ^ a b "The Gold Coast Mobilized, A Proud Record: The case of Sergeant Grunshi". The Times (48572) (London). 1940-03-25. p. 7. 
  13. ^ Thompson, J. Lee (2007). Forgotten Patriot: a life of Alfred, Viscount Milner of St. James's and Cape Town, 1854-1925. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. p. 311. ISBN 0-8386-4121-0. 
  14. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  15. ^ "Egypt: a constitution". Time. 1923-04-28. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  16. ^ "Rugby Union Footballers are Doing their Duty. Over 90% Have Enlisted. British Athletes! Will You Follow this Glorious Example?". World Digital Library. 1915. Retrieved 2013-10-27. 

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