2nd February 1914 (Monday)


~ in Amberg, Germany – Heiner Fleischmann, German motorcycle racer;

~ in Durban, South Africa – Hubert Freakes, English rugby union international



Leisure: In Fremantle, Western Australia – Billy Clare establishes the Freemantle Workers Club. Happy Centenary!

Railways and Empire: In Kigoma, in the far West of German Tanganyika on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, the Zentralbahn (Central Line) railway arrives from Dar es Salaam, 800 miles away on the Indian Ocean coast.


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