On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1914

Historical Events

  • -3] Gen von Hausen & countess of France regime flees to Bordeaux
  • The US Treasury Department establishes the Bureau of War Risk Insurance to provide up to $5 million worth of insurance for merchant ships and their crews

Famous Birthdays

  • (Lawrence) "Booker T." Laury, American boogie-woogie and blues pianist and singer, born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1995)
  • Tom Glazer, American folk singer and songwriter (d. 2003)
1914 Highlights

About September 2, 1914

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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