24th July 1914 (Friday)

BORN  TODAY: in Colonial Beach, Virginia, USA, the son of Lithuanian/ Austrian immigrants, – Edwin “Honest Ed” Mirvish, Canadian businessman, philanthropist and theatre impresario.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Mirvish

Labour Relations: In Saint John, New Brunswick, striking street (trolley) car workers supported by 10,000 sympathisers rampage and riot on the city’s streets.

file:///Users/AnthonyFudge/Downloads/11570-15564-1-PB.pdf

Arts and Literature: In Cornwall, in England’s West Country, Forence Munnings (nee Carter-Wood) aged 26, the muse and wife of the artist Alfred Munnings, takes her own life by cyanide poisoning.

http://cornishmuse.blogspot.com/2013/03/summer-in-february-art-in-lamorna-1910.html

 

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