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.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosamund_Greaves,_11th_Countess_of_Dysart

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”.

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030272/1914-02-15/ed-1/seq-30/#words=cocaine+COCAINE+Cocaine&date1=1836&rows=20&searchType=basic&state=&date2=1922&proxtext=cocaine&y=0&x=0&dateFilterType=yearRange&index=16

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.

http://www.southampton.ac.uk/~imw/cheslode.htm

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