What Happened on August 21, 1914

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

20th US Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 290 at Midlothian CC Ill

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen
  • Belgium: German troops occupy Tamines
  • French offensive in the Ardennen/Sambre

Famous Birthdays

  • Dallas Pratt, American collector (The American Museum in Britain), born in Islip, New York (d. 1994)
  • Doug Wright, English cricketer (England's leg-spinning genius of 30's & 40's), born in Sidcup, Kent (d. 1998)