August 1, 1914 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • British fleet reaches Scapa Flow

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany declares war on his nephew Tsar Nicholas II (WW I) of Russia in WWI

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
Tsar Nicholas II
Tsar
Nicholas II
  • France & Germany mobilize their troops at outbreak of WWI
  • Trois Vierges: German 69th infantry regiment enters Luxembourg on outbreak of WWI