What Happened on October 10, 1914

Historical Events

  • German forces rout Belgians in Antwerp, Belgium (WWI)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivory Joe Hunter "The Baron of the Boogie", American R&B singer, piano player, and songwriter ("Since I Met You Baby"), born in Kirbyville, Texas (d. 1974)
  • Tommy Fine, American baseball player, born in Cleburne, Texas (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Carol I, King of Romania (1881-1914), dies at 75
  • Gijsbert van Tienhoven, mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister, dies at 73
  • Karol I, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, King of Romania (1881-1914), dies
1914 Highlights

About October 10, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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