11th July 1914 (Saturday)

BORN TODAY: in Buenos Aires – Aníbal Carmelo Troilo, Argentine bandoneonist and tango musician.

http://www.phantastango.de/2013/bilder/Phantastango-2013-2-TheBeautifulFive.pdf

Society and culture: Leading anarchist Alexander Berkman addresses a large crowd at a rally of like-minded supporters in Union Square, New York City.

http://www.vintag.es/2014/03/anarchist-demonstration-in-union-square.html

Sport:

~ In Jedburgh, on the English/ Scottish border, at 6.00AM precisely,  the traditional ceremonies for the opening of Jedburgh Border Games are carried out, “as they have been done since their inauguration in 1853”.  

http://www.jedburgh-border-games.com/1900.htm

~George Herman “Babe” Ruth makes his major league baseball debut.

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/babe-ruth-makes-mlb-debut

 

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