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Movie history events from 1914

Milo Thatch leads an expedition to discover Atlantis. When the team attempts to steal the city's life source, Milo leads a fight to get it back and save Atlantis. (Washington D.C.) (Atlantis: The Lost Empire)

Money is printed, later to be held for an emergency by Doc Brown. (Back to the Future Part II)

The year on the flag that is on the pole. (Captain America: The First Avenger)

Mondoshawan come to Earth to take away the five elements stones as they know World War One is about to start. (Egypt) (The Fifth Element)

Gandhi returns home. (India) (Gandhi)

Vito and Carmella Corleone move in. (Little Italy, New York) (The Godfather: Part II)

Harry Vardon wins his sixth British Open Championship. (Newton, Massachusetts) (The Greatest Game Ever Played)

Clive Candy shoots an Indian elephant. (Central Province) (The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp)

Blue Rider Exhibition (Six Degrees of Separation)

Chaim Pearlgut stars in the Yiddish revue Dybbyck Shmybbyck, I Said 'More Ham'. (Broadway) (Waiting for Guffman)

Thursday 5th February: William S. Burroughs is born. (St. Louis, Missouri) (Kill Your Darlings)

Saturday 7th February: Charlie Chaplin makes his first appearance in his popular "Little Tramp" role, in Kid Auto Races at Venice. (Chaplin)

Saturday 9th May: Woodrow Wilson proclaims the first Mother (Wilson)

Saturday 13th June: Kaiser Wilhelm concludes meeting with Archduke Franz Ferdinand. (Konopischt, Bohemia (today the Czech Republic)) (Houdini)

Sunday 28th June: Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated. (Sarajevo, Bosnia) (Bride of the Wind)

Thursday 9th July: Babe Ruth is purchased by the Boston Red Sox from Baltimore for more than $25,000. (The Babe)

Monday 20th July: Madame Henriette Caillaux, whose trial for the murder of Gaston Calmette, editor of the newspaper Le Figaro, begins. (Paris, France) (The Caillaux Case)

Tuesday 29th September: Gregory Balestrero is born. (New York City, New York) (The Wrong Man)

Wednesday 14th October: Alfred, Tristan and Samuel Ludlow leave home for Canada to join the war in Europe "to defend an England they've never seen." (Rocky Mountains of Montana, USA) (Legends of the Fall)

Thursday 24th December: A temporary and local ceasefire is negotiated when German private Nikolaus Sprink sings "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" (Silent Night) from a German trench to the accompaniment of bagpipes from a Scottish trench. Soon French, German and Scottish soldiers meet in No Man's Land to share wine and Christmas cheer. (Somewhere on the Western Front, France) (Joyeux NoŽl)


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