On November 14, 1918, Czechoslovakia became a republic. Born on the same date 29 years later, American writer P. J. O’Rourke. By: Redactor The Original Confederation, Formalized Kindness? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website − = four Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.