On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1914

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • France, Russia, and Britain agree in a Pact of London that none will make a separate peace
  • General von Moltke ceases German advance in France

Famous Birthdays

  • Rudolf Leiding, German auto executive and 3rd postwar chairman of Volkswagen, born in Altmark, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (d. 2003)