On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1914

Historical Events

  • Austria-Hungary presents an ultimatum to Serbia; demanding acceptance within 48 hours making peacekeeping difficult

Famous Birthdays

  • Alastair Down, Scottish CEO (Burmah Oil), born in Kirkcaldy, Fife (d. 2004)
1914 Highlights

About July 23, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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