July 31, 1914 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

German Emperor Wilhelm II threatens war, orders Russia to demobilize

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • Oil discovered in Lake of Maracaibo

Birthdays in History

  • Jose Ignacio Domecq, wine maker
  • Raymond Aubrac, French resistance leader, born in Paris, France (d. 2012)

Deaths in History

  • A J Jean Jaurès, French socialist (L'Humanité/Les Preuves), murdered=