Make a date with history: 2014 anniversaries calendar now online.

 

 

 
Landmark Commemorations
 
 
Prepare for the year ahead with our historical anniversaries page, linking through to images and clips in the Bridgeman archive that chronicle events of historical significance, up to 2016.
 
Additionally, to further highlight the gems in our archive footage collection that relate to major commemorations of 2014, we have created a footage anniversary page
 

Highlights of 2014 include:
 

January:
175 years birth of Paul Cezanne, French painter.


February:
100 years death of John Tenniel, English illustrator.


April:
125 years birth of Charlie Chaplin, actor.
125 years birth of Adolf Hitler, dictator.
450 years birth of William Shakespeare, poet, playwright and actor.


October:
200 years birth of Jean-Francois Millet, French painter.
250 years death of William Hogarth, English painter.

 

Poster advertising Charlie Chaplin's 'The Great Dictator', first released in 1940. April 2014 marks the 125th anniversary of both Chaplin and Hitler's births.
Poster advertising Charlie Chaplin's 'The Great Dictator', first released in 1940. April 2014 marks the 125th anniversary of both Chaplin and Hitler's births.

 

 

Trenches occupied by French soldiers at Verdun, Cote 304, 1917
Trenches occupied by French soldiers at Verdun, Cote 304, 1917

 

 

World War I Centenary

 

To help you with your projects for the 100th anniversary of the First World War in 2014, we have categorised our content into key themes, such as:

- life in the trenches

- the role of women

- paintings by war artists 

View our WWI Centenary feature

 

 

Bridgeman: your visual resource for 2014

 

Our Anniversaries page highlights commemorative dates up to December 2015, with 2016 and later years coming soon. Additionally, keep an eye on our Features page for the latest topical content. 

Contact us for more information about researching or licensing content.

Our cultural and historical archive is constantly growing, so there is always something new to discover.

 

Visit our anniversaries page

Visit our footage anniversaries page

 

The signature of William Shakespeare (1564-1616). April 2014 marks the 450th anniversary of his birth.
The signature of William Shakespeare (1564-1616). April 2014 marks the 450th anniversary of his birth.

 


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