On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1914

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

General J. B. M. Hertzog founds the Free State National Party

South African Premier J. B. M. Hertzog
South African Premier
J. B. M. Hertzog

Famous Birthdays

  • Christl Cranz, German alpine skier (combined gold Winter Olympics 1936), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2004)
  • Earle Warren, American alto sax player, born in Springfield, Ohio (d. 1994)
1914 Highlights

About July 1, 1914

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer