Wednesday November 11, 1914, Veteran's Day: on this day

November 11, 1914 was the 315th day of the year 1914, under the sign of Scorpio and the day of the week was Wednesday.

Is November 11, 1914 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, who was born and died on November 11, 1914, what holidays and observances are celebrated on November 11, 1914, which were the most popular songs (ex. California and You by Henry Burr & Albert Campbell), movies (e.g. Rip Van Winkle, directed by Will Vinton), TV series and books back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about November 11th, 1914 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was November 11, 1914?

November 11, 1914 was a Wednesday and it was the 314th day of the year 1914 in the Gregorian calendar.

November 11, 1914 can also be written as 11/11/1914 in the US and as 11/11/1914 in UK and Europe.

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November 11, 1914: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on November 11, 1914:

  • 24 ampndash World War I ampndash The Battle of Basra results in British Empire forces taking Basra from the Ottoman Empire.
  • A year after being created by passage of the Federal Reserve Act of 1913, the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States officially opens for business.

November 11, 1914: What were the magazines covers that day?

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Who was born on November 11, 1914?

Famous people born on November 11, 1914:

  • Perry Bass

    Texas billionaire.

  • Howard Fast
  • Eugene Nida
  • James Gilbert Baker
  • Taslim Olawale Elias
  • Henry Wade
  • Hansje Toussaint [Hermina A Schenk]

    Singer (Sing of the Cross).

  • André Genet

    French military doctor in World War II.

  • Daisy Bates

    Publisher/head (Arkansas NAACP).

  • James Baker

    American astronomer optician (d. 2005).

  • Taslim Elias

    Nigerian academic and jurist, 2nd Chief Justice Nigeria (d. 1991).

Whose famous birthday is on November 11th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on November 11th:

  • Leonardo DiCaprio
    Leonardo DiCaprio

    American actor who starred in the film "Titanic", which was the greatest commercial and popular success of all time.

  • Demi Moore
    Demi Moore

    American actress.

  • Calista Flockhart

    American actress, thin with a large mouth and expressive features, who was a star in the late '90s.

  • Kurt Vonnegut
    Kurt Vonnegut

    American author, master of science fiction.

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November 11, 1914: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 109 years and 18 days old,

or 1308 months and 18 days old,

or 5690 weeks

or 39830 days old,

if you were born on November 11, 1914.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on November 11, 1914?

There are 348 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday November 11th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on November 11, 1914?

You belong to the Greatest Generation if you were born on November 11, 1914.


November 11, 1914: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on November 11th?

Famous deaths on November 11th:

  • Miquel Marti i Pol

    Catalan poet (Born 1929).

  • Delbert Mann
    Delbert Mann

    American producer and director (d. 2007).

  • Richard Dembo

    French screenwriter and director (Born 1948).

  • Pedro Zamora

    Cuban-born American television personality and AIDS activist (Born 1972).

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November 11, 1914: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for November 11, 1914 is Scorpio.

Scorpio is the 8th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between October 23rd and November 21st belong to the Scorpio sign: discover Scorpio personality and who should a Scorpio marry.

Babies born in November are either Scorpio or Sagittarius. People born before November 21st are Scorpio, while people born from November 22nd have the sign of Sagittarius.

Discover the personality of November born.

November 11, 1914: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for November 11, 1914 is Tiger and the associated element is Wood.

Discover the Tiger personality and how the Wood Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.


November 11, 1914: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on November 11, 1914:

  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
  • Poland - Independence Day (1918)
  • R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
  • Angola - Independence Day (1975)
  • Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
  • Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
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November 11, 1914: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on November 11, 1914 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week Nov 9th and Nov 15th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

November 11, 1914: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on November 11, 1914 was California and You by Henry Burr & Albert Campbell, according to the music chart for the week Nov 9th and Nov 15th.

November 11, 1914: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on November 11, 1914 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week Nov 9th and Nov 15th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - California and You
  2. - I'll Do it All Over Again

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November 11, 1914: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on November 11, 1914 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle

Release year: 1914

Directed by: Will Vinton

Born Again

Born Again

Release year: 1914

Directed by: Markie Hancock



Release year: 1914

Directed by: Frank Perry

Damon and Pythias

Damon and Pythias

Release year: 1914

Directed by: Otis Turner

Starring: William Worthington, Herbert Rawlinson, Cleo Madison, Ann Little



Release year: 1914

Directed by: James Young

Starring: Clara Kimball Young, Alec B. Francis, Edward Kimball, James Young

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November 11, 1914: What was the lunar phase on that day?

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The lunar phase on November 11, 1914 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on November 11, 1914 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on November 11, 1914 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 31% full, rising at 11:14 pm and setting at 01:45 pm.

The previous full moon was on Nov 02, 1914 while the next full moon would come on Dec 02, 1914.


Who was the US President on November 11, 1914?

On November 11, 1914 the US President was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 11, 1914?

On November 11, 1914 the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on November 11, 1914?

On November 11, 1914 the Pope was Benedict XV.


What is special about November 11th?

November 11th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 11th day of the month of November. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on November 11th, such as:

  • 2018 - Israel-Palestine conflict (November 2018). Seven Palestinians were killed in a raid of the Israel Defense Forces in southeastern Gaza Strip. This was supported by air strikes. One IDF officer was shot and killed, while another was hurt. Three of the 12 rockets fired from Gaza were later shot down.
  • 2017 - Iraqi Civil War (2014-2017: 2017 Western Iraq Campaign: The Iraqi Armed Forces launch a offensive to capture Rawa, the last stronghold of ISIL in Iraq. (BBC). Mass graves with at least 400 bodies were found near Hawija in Iraq, a city that ISIL occupied until last month.
  • 2016 - Syrian Civil War: Armed opposition militias fired shells containing white phosphorus and chlorine at the 1070 Apartments project, Aleppo.

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What happened in 1914?

1914 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 1st scheduled airline flight, St. Petersburg-Tampa
  • Opera Madeleine, premieres in New York City
  • 1st Millrose Games (athletics) held
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What was the calendar for November 1914?

November 1914 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with November being the 11th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how November 1914 calendar looked like.

Wednesday November 11, 1914