On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1914

Historical Events

  • Germany Socialist-Democrat Party declares: "No German blood for Austrian tyrant" in response to German support of Austria-Hungary

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Last day of club cricket for English legend W. G. Grace at age 66: makes unbeaten 69 runs for Eltham against Grove Park

Cricketer W. G. Grace
Cricketer
W. G. Grace
  • Serbia meets the deadlines of Austria-Hungary's ultimatum and gives a conciliatory reply, though Serbia is mobilizing

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestWoody Strode

Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1994)

Actor and Sportsman Woody Strode
Actor and Sportsman
Woody Strode

1914 Highlights

About July 25, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo