On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1914

Historical Events

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

Music Premiere

Jerome Kern & Michael E Rourles musical premieres in NYC


Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Weiss, German New Testament scholar, dies at 50
1914 Highlights

About August 24, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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