September 3, 1914 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • British expeditionary army/general Lanrezacs army attack the Marne
  • Cardinal Giacome della Chiesa becomes Pope Benedict XV
  • French troops vacate Rheims
  • Lemburg capital of Galicia, is taken after a three-day battle in which the Russians rout the Austrians
  • Prince Wilhelm von Wied leaves Albania

Birthdays in History

  • Dixy Lee Ray, American politician (d. 1994)