On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1914

Historical Events

  • The US Army withdraws from Mexico.

Famous Birthdays

  • Emmett Ashford, American MLB umpire (first certified black umpire in organised baseball), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1980)
  • Roger Avon, British actor (Doctor Who, Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.), born in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, England (d. 1998)
  • [Arthur] Wilson "Bob" Tucker, American sci-fi author (Time Masters)

Famous Deaths

  • Elbrige Gerry, VP (of Gerrymander fame), dies at 70
1914 Highlights

About November 23, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 106 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

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