On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1914

Historical Events

  • Japanese attack German concession on Chinese peninsula of Shanghai
  • The first issue of The New Republic magazine is published.
  • The German colony of Kiaochow Bay and its centre at Tsingtao are captured by Japanese forces.

Famous Birthdays

  • R. A. Lafferty, American sci-fi author (Devil is Dead), born in Neola, Iowa (d. 2002)
1914 Highlights

About November 7, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 107 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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