On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1914

Historical Events

  • Turks sultan Jamal Pasja declares a German holy war

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward "Henricus" Schillebeeckx, Dutch theologist
  • Roberto Cavanagh, Argentine polo player (Olympic gold 1936), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2002)
  • Sylvi Saimo, Finnish kayaker (Olympic gold 1952, 1st female summer Olympic champion), born in Jaakkima , Finland (d. 2004)
1914 Highlights

About November 12, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 107 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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