On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1914

Historical Events

  • At Liege, German 12"/16.5" guns reach Belgian boundary
  • German battle cruiser Goeben reaches Dardanellen/Turkey joins Germany
  • German troops reconquer Mulhouse in Elzas
  • WWI: French fall back at Alsace

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Menditeguy, Argentine racing driver (d. 1973)
  • Jeff Corey [Arthur Zwerling], American actor (Getting Straight, Superman & Mole Men), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
1914 Highlights

About August 10, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo