Historical Events on August 22, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st encounter between British & German troops (in Belgium)
  • Battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French
  • Battle in Ardennen: Neufchateau, Rossignal, Tintigny & Virton
  • Canada's Finance Act, 1914, receives assent
  • General Martos' troops occupy Soldau/Neidenburg, East Prussia
  • German troops execute 384 inhabitants of Tamines, Belgium

Event of interestEvent of Interest

WW1: Von Ludendorff and Paul von Hindenburg move into East Prussia enroute to Russia

German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg