8th December 1914 (Tuesday)

BORN TODAY: Jane Read, later Worley – bacteriologist and life-long resident of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin.

http://www.cressfuneralservice.com/obituary/80729/Jane-Worley/

War!

In the South Atlantic, the Germans lose four fighting ships and 2,200 dead in the Battle of the Falklands, “a disaster for Germany and a blow to national morale and pride” [Burg & Purcell].

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

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