On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1914

Historical Events

  • -14] German army occupies forts at Liege
  • Carl Wickman begins Greyhound, the 1st US bus line, in Minnesota

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivon De Bie, Belgian jazz pianist (Django Reinhardt), and band leader, born in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Belgium (d. 1989)
  • Luis Mariano, Basque operetta singer, born in Irun, Spain (d. 1970)
1914 Highlights

About August 13, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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