What Happened on November 14, 1908

Historical Events

Historic Event

Albert Einstein presents his quantum theory of light

  • Liberal candidate Jose Miguel Gomez wins national elections for president in Cuba
  • Oscar Strauss' musical "Der tapfere Soldat" premieres in Vienna

Famous Birthdays

  • Harrison Salisbury, American journalist and author (New York Times correspondent in Moscow), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies
1908 Highlights

About November 14, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio