Historical Events on July 30, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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After initial reluctance, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia is persuaded to decree a general mobilizations in response to Austria; 'Think of the thousands and thousands of men who will be sent to their deaths!' he claims

  • Austrian-Hungary & Russia proclaim general mobilization
  • French troops withdraw 10 km from German border
  • John French appointed British supreme commander