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1914 Chronology

1914 January 24 - .
  • Birth of Gerhard Bernhard Heller - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Heller. German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter..

1914 April 1 - .
  • Birth of Mortimer Rosenbaum - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Rosenbaum. American engineer. Vice President of Engineering for the Atlas program..

1914 April 29 - .
  • Birth of Vladimir Vasilyevich Struminskiy - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Struminskiy. Russian scientist. Director of Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 1966-1971. Specialised in liquid hydrogen..

1914 May 8 - .
  • Birth of Rudolf Friederich Franz Minning - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Minning. German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter..

1914 May 9 - .
  • Birth of Ernst E Klaus - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Klaus. German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter..

1914 May 9 - .
  • Birth of Werner Tiller - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Tiller. German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter..

1914 May 23 - .
  • Birth of Konstantin Davidovich Bushuyev - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Bushuyev. Russian engineer. Deputy Chief Designer to Korolev, 1954-1975..

1914 May 25 - .
  • Birth of Gustav Kroll - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Kroll. German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter..

1914 June 30 - .
  • Birth of Vladimir Nikolayevich Chelomei - . Nation: Russia, Ukraine. Related Persons: Chelomei bureau. Soviet Chief Designer 1955-1984 of OKB-52. Leading designer of cruise missiles and ICBMs. Fought for lead role in space launchers and manned spacecraft. Led work on UR-100, UR-200 ICBM's, Proton LV, Raketoplan, Almaz, TKS manned spacecraft..

1914 July 7 - .
  • Goddard patents multi-stage rocket. - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Goddard. Goddard receives US Patent 1,102,653, covering the concept of using multiple rocket stages to achieve high velocities..

1914 July 14 - .
  • Goddard patents liquid fuel rocket - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Goddard. Goddard receives US Patent 1,103,503. Although mainly concerned with his concept of cartridge rockets, a brief section fully outlines the concept of liquid rocket propulsion..

1914 July 15 - .
  • Birth of Rudolf Karl Hans Schlidt - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Schlidt. German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter..

1914 July 21 - .
  • Seth Nicholson's Discovery of Jupiter Moon Sinope - . Nation: USA.

1914 August 1 - .
  • Birth of Emil A H, Hellebrandt - . Nation: Austria, Germany. Related Persons: Hellebrandt. Austrian-German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter..

1914 August 6 - .
  • Birth of Pavel Stepanovich Kutakhov - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Kutakhov. Russian officer. Commander-in-Chief of Air Force 1969-1984. Succeeded Vershinin..

1914 August 19 - .
  • Birth of Karl Sendler - . Nation: Austria, Germany. Related Persons: Sendler. Austrian-German engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter..

1914 September 7 - .
  • Birth of James A Van Allen - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Van Allen. American astrophysicist; his experiment carried aboard the first American satellite established the existence of radiation belts that encircled the Earth; also very active in sounding rocket experiments..

1914 September 23 - .
  • Birth of Werner Kurt-Otto Rosinski - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Rosinski. German-American expert in guided missiles during World War II. As of January 1947, working at Fort Bliss, Texas. Worked his entire life with the rocket team, at Fort Bliss, White Stands, and then at Huntsville. Died at Huntsville, Alabama..

1914 October 2 - .
  • Birth of John Marvel Whiteside 'Jack' Parsons - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Parsons. American rocket pioneer; co-founder of Aerojet, inventor of solid rocket propellant and American inventor of the storable liquid rocket. Dabbled in the occult, expelled from Aerojet on DoD orders. Killed mixing rocket fuel in his garage..

1914 October 9 - .
  • Birth of Georgi Aleksandrovich Tyulin - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Tyulin. Russian officer. First Deputy Chairman of GKOT 1961-1965. First Deputy Minister of General Machine Building 1965-1976. Chaired many State Commissions..

1914 October 20 - .
  • Birth of Kurt A Lindner - . Nation: Czech Republic. Related Persons: Lindner. German-American engineer. Member of the von Braun's Rocket Team, became director of the Guidance and Control Laboratory of the Research and Development Division at Huntsville..

1914 November 14 - .
  • Birth of Georgi Nikolayevich Babakin - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Babakin. Russian chief designer. Chief Designer of Lavochkin design bureau, 1965-1971..

1914 November 25 - .
  • Birth of Vladimir Fedorovich Tolubko - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Tolubko. Russian officer. First Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Strategic Missile Forces 1960-1968. Commander-in-Chief 1972-1985..

1914 December 12 - .
  • Birth of Herbert Hans Guendel - . Nation: Germany, USA. Related Persons: Guendel. German-American engineer in WW2, member of the Rocket Team in the United States thereafter. German expert in guided missiles during WW2. As of January 1947, working at Fort Bliss, Texas. Died at Boston, New York..


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