15th February 1914 (Sunday)

BORN TODAY: location unknown – Rosamund Greaves,11th Countess of Dysart and Lady Huntingtower – daughter of Wenefryde Agatha Scott (the 10th Countess) and Major Owain Edward Whitebread-Greaves.


Society and Culture: In New York the “Sun” newspaper runs the headline: “United States – Most Drug Afflicted of Nations” above an article highlighting “Cocaine’s Deadly Action”.


Shipwrecks: At Chesil Beach on the Dorset Coast in southern England, the steamer Dorothea, from Rotterdam, runs aground carrying iron ore from Spain to Holland.


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