On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1914

Historical Events

  • 1 German submarine sinks 3 British ironclads, 1,459 die
  • Louis Botha, premier of the Union of South Africa, assumes command of the armed forced after having dismissed General Beyers because of his resistance to aiding British in the war against Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Alain-Fournier, French writer (Le Grand Meaulnes), dies in battle at 27
1914 Highlights

About September 22, 1914

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo