What Happened on August 8, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

3rd pole expedition Ernest Shackleton "Endurance"

Polar Explorer Ernest Shackleton
Polar Explorer
Ernest Shackleton
  • French troops under Gen Bonneau occupy Mulhouse at Elzas
  • Montenegro declares war on Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Holt, politician
  • Unity Mitford, English fascist sympathizer and one of the Mitford sisters, born in London (d. 1948)