11th January 1914 (Sunday)

BORN TODAY:

~ in the University and Hanseatic City of Greifswald in Germany –  Günther Heydemann, U-boat commander and recipient of the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%BCnther_Heydemann

~ location unknown – Bernice Gordon, American crossword constructor.

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705334506/At-95-Bernice-Gordon-is-still-master-of-the-crossword-puzzle.html?pg=all

~ in Boca de Huérgano, in Spain – Dora del Hoyo, domestic servant with a difference.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dora_del_Hoyo

Labour Relations: In South Africa, the white railway workers strike spreads as the Typographical Union and the Bakers Union walk out.

http://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/4090/1/Ann_O’Quigley_-_The_1914_Strike.pdf

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