On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1909

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJoseph McCarthy

Joseph McCarthy, American Senator (Rep - Wisconsin) who claimed communists infiltrated the US government, born in Grand Chute, Wisconsin (d. 1957)

US Senator Joseph McCarthy
US Senator
Joseph McCarthy

Famous Deaths

  • Joshua Slocum, Canadian-American seaman and adventurer, departs from Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, sailing south for the winter, and is lost at sea, at 65
1909 Highlights

About November 14, 1909

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio