14th February 1914 (Saturday)

BORN TODAY:

~ in a cabin on her grandfather’s property in Pompey’s Pillar, Montana – Viola Driscoll (later Thompson).

~ in Topsail, Newfoundland  – Valentine Druken, forester and sailor who perished on HMS Hood, aged 27.

http://billingsgazette.com/lifestyles/announcements/obituaries/viola-thompson/article_60958add-c52c-5e70-b57a-a4e988395fa5.html

http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/d/DrukenV.htm

Society and culture:  In Havelock North, New Zealand – the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable W F Massey opens Iona College. Happy Centenary!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Iona-College-Havelock-North/103750556330623?nr#

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