What Happened on November 1, 1914

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • German-British naval battle at Coronel, Chile

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul von Hindenburg named marshal of the Eastern front

German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • Pope Benedictus Xv's encyclical Ad beatissimi, against integrity

Famous Birthdays

  • William "Sabby" Lewis, jazz pianist/arranger

Famous Deaths

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