What Happened on October 10, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • German forces rout Belgians in Antwerp, Belgium (WW I)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivory Joe Hunter "The Baron of the Boogie", Rhythm and Blues singer-songwriter, born in Kirbyville, Texas (d. 1974)
  • Tommy Fine, American baseball player (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Gijsbert van Tienhoven, mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister, dies at 73
  • Karol I, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, King of Romania (1881-1914), dies