On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1914

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • The British land troops (mostly from the Indian Army) at the head of the Persian Gulf in Mesopotamia, and will begin to move westward in an attempt to draw Turkish troops from other fronts

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Harris, American actor (Dr Zachary Smith-Lost in Space), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist (Dante), dies at 79