What Happened on August 9, 1914

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • German U-15 was sunk by the British cruiser, H.M.S. Birmingham

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor
  • Gordon Cullen, English architect (Townscape), born in Calverley (d. 1994)
  • Joe Mercer, English footballer (d. 1990)
  • Tove Jansson, Finnish author (Moomins) (d. 2001)