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This article is about the year 1914. For the board game, see 1914 (game). For the German drama film, see 1914 (film). For the sonnet by Wilfred Owen, see 1914 (poem).
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1914 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1914
MCMXIV
Ab urbe condita 2667
Armenian calendar 1363
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԳ
Assyrian calendar 6664
Bahá'í calendar 70–71
Bengali calendar 1321
Berber calendar 2864
British Regnal year Geo. 5 – 5 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2458
Burmese calendar 1276
Byzantine calendar 7422–7423
Chinese calendar 癸丑(Water Ox)
4610 or 4550
    — to —
甲寅年 (Wood Tiger)
4611 or 4551
Coptic calendar 1630–1631
Discordian calendar 3080
Ethiopian calendar 1906–1907
Hebrew calendar 5674–5675
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1970–1971
 - Shaka Samvat 1835–1836
 - Kali Yuga 5014–5015
Holocene calendar 11914
Igbo calendar 914–915
Iranian calendar 1292–1293
Islamic calendar 1332–1333
Japanese calendar Taishō 3
(大正3年)
Javanese calendar 1843–1845
Juche calendar 3
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4247
Minguo calendar ROC 3
民國3年
Nanakshahi calendar 446
Thai solar calendar 2456–2457

1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Julian calendar, the 1914th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 914th year of the 2nd millennium, the 14th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1914, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918. This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I and also saw the first airline to provide scheduled regular commercial passenger services with heavier-than-air aircraft with the St. Petersburg–Tampa Airboat Line.

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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.

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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. ^ a b Selcuk Aksin Somel, The A to Z of the Ottoman Empire, Rowman & Littlefield, 2010 (ISBN 9780810875791), p. 324 (online)
  16. ^ "Egypt: a constitution". Time. 1923-04-28. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  17. ^ "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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