1914 Newspapers

1914 was one of the most important years in world history. Europe was poised on the brink of war, and political and social instability meant that the future of the continent seemed unclear. With an authentic 1914 newspaper you can discover why it was a year that would change the course of history forever. Our collection of historic newspapers is the largest in the world, and provides you with first hand accounts of events from the perspectives of those living at the time.

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1914 Original Newspaper

1914 News Headlines

There was plenty of 1914 news to fill the pages of all the national papers. With a World War dominating the second half of the year, 1914 was a dark time in history, characterised by bloodshed, poverty and death.

Heir to the Austrian throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo, an event which sparked outrage throughout Europe, causing the Austro-Hungarian government to react. Then, in July, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, and so commenced one of the bloodiest and most shocking wars in history. As WWI wreaked havoc on Europe, the grisly business of war dominated 1914 newspaper articles, however life carried on in the meantime. Our collection of 1914 newspaper articles detail Charlie Chaplin’s escapades in the silent film industry, industrialist Henry Ford’s announcement to double workers pay, and the first commercial air-flight taking place in Florida.

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Kim November 1 2023

Bought this newspaper as a 90th birthday gift for my dad, who loved it and didn't put it down all day (my mum had to confiscate it so he'd eat his dinner!). Would recommend to anyone who is looking for a special unique gift.

Paula Winston October 30 2023

I wouldn’t know the product didn’t arrive!

  • Historic Newspapers Team October 31 2023

    Thank you for your review.

    We do apologise that this has happened with your order.

    Looking at the email communication with our Customer Service Team, unfortunately your original order went missing, which we do apologise for.

    Upon raising a replacement for you, you requested a change of delivery address and there was a crossover from your original address to the new address, and the 2 addresses merged together. As the replacement was sent out by courier, unfortunately we were not advised of any issues with the address, and your tracking kept showing the item was out for delivery. Finally we were advised, the issue was corrected and confirmed by the courier, but unfortunately there were still issues.

    Due to all the unfortunate issues, the item was returned and you were issued with a full refund.

    Please accept our apologies for any inconvenienced caused.

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Arthur Gresty October 25 2023

Excellent product and fast delivery.

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Hywel Evans October 17 2023

Original newspaper and great gift. Love the smell of the older ones!!

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Very expensive for what it is but I wanted it so I paid but it's great to read.

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