28th November 1914 (Saturday)

BORN TODAY: in Springhill, Nova Scotia – Arthur James Cochran Wilson, Canadian crystallographer.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Wilson_(crystallographer)

War!

Global finance: After a four month closure, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading, but not yet for buying and selling equities.

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/new-york-stock-exchange-resumes-bond-trading

Society and culture: In response to recent complaints from cinema go-ers in London’s Holloway district, the local police station sends an undercover officer to observe behaviour at the “Rink” cinema in Finsbury Park. [“Khaki Fever Moral Panic: Female spectators and women police at the Finsbury Park Rink cinema, London, 1913-1919”, by Alex Rock].

 

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