August 23, 1914 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • -24] German troops plunder Belgium
  • Battle of Mons: General Alexander von Kluck's troops forced a British withdrawal.
  • Gen von Hausen executes 612 inhabitants of Dinant, Belgium
  • Japan declares war on Germany in World War I

Deaths in History

  • Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks
  • George A Pogson, British consul in Puerto Rico, dies