What Happened on August 24, 1914

Historical Events

  • Battle of Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops
  • German troops occupy Namur, Belgium

Music Premiere

PAul Rubens and Sidney Green's musical (with additional songs by Jerome Kern and Herbert Reynolds) "The Girl from Utah" premieres at the Knickerbocker Theatre, NYC

1914 History

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Weiss, German New Testament scholar, dies at 50

About August 24, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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