Historical Events in November 1914

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1st Connie Mack asks waivers on Jack Coombs, Eddie Plank & Chief Colby

Baseball Legend Connie Mack
Baseball Legend
Connie Mack
  • 1st German-British naval battle at Coronel, Chile
  • 1st Pope Benedictus Xv's encyclical Ad beatissimi, against integrity
  • 1st Von Hindenburg named marshal of Eastern front
  • 2nd Great Britain annexes Cyprus
  • 2nd Great Britain declares the entire North Sea a military area: neutral ships will transit it at their own risk
  • 2nd V Herbert & H Blossoms "Only Girl" premieres in NYC
  • 2nd Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire
  • 4th Vogue holds 1st model show ("Fashion Fete", NYC)
  • 5th Britain declares war on Turkey and annexes Cyprus, occupied since 1878; the immediate reason is to keep it from being taken by Turkey
  • 6th The British land troops (mostly from the Indian Army) at the head of the Persian Gulf in Mesopotamia, and will begin to move westward in an attempt to draw Turkish troops from other fronts
  • 7th Japanese attack German concession on Chinese peninsula of Shanghai
  • 7th The first issue of The New Republic magazine is published.
  • 7th The German colony of Kiaochow Bay and its centre at Tsingtao are captured by Japanese forces.
  • 9th Off Cocos Island, near Sumatra, the Australian cruiser 'Sydney' sinks German cruiser 'Emden', which has been attacking ships in the Pacific
  • 12th Turks sultan Jamal Pasja declares a German holy war
  • 14th Billy Mallett of Hamilton Tigers kicks 10 singles in a game
  • 15th Italian socialist Benito Mussolini founds newspaper Il Populo d'Italia
  • 16th Federal Reserve System formally opens
  • 16th Pope Benedict XV calls for peace
  • 17th US declares Panama Canal Zone neutral
  • 20th US State Department starts requiring photographs for passports
  • 21st Billy Mallett of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game
  • 21st British army conquerors Bazra
  • 22nd Ypres, Belgium, burned by German bombing
  • 22nd Indian troops take Basra in Mesopotamia
  • 23rd The US Army retreats from Mexico.

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24th Benito Mussolini leaves Italy's socialist party

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • 24th Dutch Overseas Trustmaatschappij (NOT) forms
  • 26th Battleship HMS Bulwark explodes at Sheerness Harbour, England, 788 die
  • 27th 1st British woman elected political agent (Grantham, Linconshire)
  • 28th World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
  • 28th 10th Australasian Championships: Arthur O'Hara Wood beats Gerald Patterson (6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 6-1)