On This Day

Birthdays in History in November 1914

  • Nov 4 Carlos Castillo Armas, Dictator and President of Guatemala (1954-57), born in Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Guatemala (d. 1957)
  • Nov 5 Hans de Koster, Dutch Minister of Defense (1971-73), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Nov 5 Alton Tobey, American artist, born in Middletown, Connecticut (d. 2005)
  • Nov 7 R. A. Lafferty, American sci-fi author (Devil is Dead), born in Neola, Iowa (d. 2002)
  • Nov 8 Lute T de Cock, student/resistance fighter
  • Nov 8 Peter Mondavi, Napa Valley winemaker (Charles Krug), born in Virginia, Minnesota (d. 2016)
  • Nov 9 Colin Falkland Gray, New Zealand fighter ace of the Second World War, born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1995)
  • Nov 11 Daisy Bates, American civil rights activist and publisher, born in Huttig, Union County Arkansas (d. 1999)
  • Nov 11 Perry Richardson Bass, American heir, investor and philanthropist, born in Wichita Falls, Texas (d. 2006)
  • Nov 11 Henry Wade, American lawyer (Dallas County District Attorney 1951-87), born in Rockwall County, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Nov 12 Edward "Henricus" Schillebeeckx, Dutch theologist
  • Nov 13 Alberto Lattuada, Italian film director, born in Vaprio d'Adda, Lombardy, Italy (d. 2005)
  • Nov 14 Eric John Crozier, producer/librettist
  • Nov 14 Florentine Rost van Tonningen-Heubel, Dutch black widow/Nazi
  • Nov 20 Emilio Pucci, Italian fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1954), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1992)
  • Nov 22 Peter Woolridge Townsend, war hero courtier writer
  • Nov 23 [Arthur] Wilson "Bob" Tucker, American sci-fi author (Time Masters)
  • Nov 27 Evangeline Bruce, hostess
  • Nov 29 Edith Tilton Penrose, American-born British economist (The Theory of the Growth of the Firm), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1996)
  • Nov 29 Taisen Deshimaru, Saga City Japan, found several Zen centers in France

About November 1914

How Old? 106 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)