What Happened on November 1, 1914

Historical Events

  • German-British naval battle at Coronel, Chile

Historic Event

Paul von Hindenburg named marshal of the Eastern front

  • Pope Benedictus Xv's encyclical Ad beatissimi, against integrity

Famous Birthdays

  • Sabby Lewis, American jazz pianist and arranger, born in Middleburgh, North Carolina (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher "Kit" Cradock, English admiral, dies in battle
1914 Highlights

About November 1, 1914

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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