What Happened on November 9, 1914

Historical Events

  • Off Cocos Island, near Sumatra, the Australian cruiser 'Sydney' sinks German cruiser 'Emden', which has been attacking ships in the Pacific

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Falkland Gray, New Zealand fighter ace of the Second World War, born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1995)

Hedy LamarrHedy Lamarr (1914-2000)

Austrian-American actress (Ecstasy, Samson & Delilah) and inventor (radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary


1914 Highlights

About November 9, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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