Historical Events on August 6, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Denis Patrick Dowd Jr. enlists in the French Foreign Legion, becoming the first American to fight in World War I.
  • WWI: Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia
  • WWI: French cavalry enters Belgium
  • WWI: German Zeppelin bombs Liege, 9 killed
  • WWI: Serbia declares war against Germany