Historical Events on August 5, 1914

About Aug 5, 1914

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 2 months and 19 days

Historical Events

  • 1st electric traffic light installed in the USA on the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Cuba, Uruguay, Mexico and Argentina proclaim neutrality in WW I
  • Dutch Cort Van de Linden government issues silver bonds as money
  • Massive German assault on forts around Li├Ęge
  • Montenegro declares war against Austria-Hungary in World War I
  • US and Nicaragua sign treaty granting canal rights to US
  • Westerschelde leaves due to German invasion in Belgium