August 5, 1914 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 1st electric traffic light installed in the USA on the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Cuba, Uruguay, Mexico & Argentina proclaim neutrality in WW I
  • Dutch Cort Van de Linden government issues silver bonds as money
  • Massive German assault on forts around Li├Ęge
  • Montenegro declares war against Austria-Hungary in World War I
  • US and Nicaragua sign treaty granting canal rights to US
  • Westerschelde leaves due to German invasion in Belgium