What Happened on November 9, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Off Cocos Island, near Sumatra, the Australian cruiser 'Sydney' sinks German cruiser 'Emden', which has been attacking ships in the Pacific

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Gray, New Zealand fighter ace of the Second World War

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-American actress (Ecstasy, Samson & Delilah) and inventor (radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2000)

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr