On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1914

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • German army occupies last fort at Liege, Belgian general Leman caught
  • World War I: Battle of Cer begins.
  • Zapata & Pancho Villa over run Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Tullio Pandolfini, Italian water polo (Olympic gold 1948), born in Florence (d. 1999)