On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1914

Historical Events

  • Armed resistance against British rule begins in Ulster

Famous Birthdays

  • William John Phillips, British actor (Nothing but a Man, Z-Cars), born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Leo van Gheluwe, Belgian composer, dies at 76
1914 Highlights

About July 20, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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