What Happened on September 22, 1914

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1 German submarine sinks 3 British ironclads, 1,459 die
  • Louis Botha, premier of the Union of South Africa, assumes command of the armed forced after having dismissed General Beyers because of his resistance to aiding British in the war against Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Alain-Fournier, French writer (Grand Meaulnes), dies in battle at 27