Historical Events for November 1914

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Events 1 - 33 of 33

1st - Connie Mack asks waivers on Jack Coombs, Eddie Plank & Chief Colby
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.
Baseball Legend Connie MackBaseball Legend Connie Mack 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.
Italian Dictator Benito MussoliniItalian Dictator Benito Mussolini 24th - Benito Mussolini leaves Italy's socialist party
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)

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