August 2, 1914 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Belgian government receives German ultimatum
  • German press falsely reports that French bombed Nuremberg
  • German troops overthrows Luxembourg
  • Germany & Turkey sign secret treaty of alliance
  • Great Britain mobilizes
  • Postdam Conference ended
  • Russian troops invade Eastern Prussia
  • Sherlock Holmes Adventure "His Last Bow" takes place

Birthdays in History

  • Ismond Rosen, psychoanalyst/artist