On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1914

Historical Events

  • Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Melbourne: All-Australian final; Arthur O'Hara Wood beats Gerald Patterson 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 6-1
  • World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.

Famous Birthdays

  • Gertrude Jeannette, African American taxi driver, playwright and film and stage actress (Shaft, Cotton Comes to Harlem), born in Urbana, Arkansas (d. 2018)
1914 Highlights

About November 28, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius