What Happened on July 28, 1914

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Austria-Hungary decides against mediation and declares war on Serbia - first declaration of war of WWI

Event of interestEvent of Interest

First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill orders British Grand Fleet to Scapa Flow

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • Foxtrot 1st danced at New Amsterdam Roof Garden (NYC, by Harry Fox)

Famous Birthdays

  • Carmen Dragon, American composer (d. 1984)