July 1914 calendar

July 1914

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1914.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1914: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1914?


  • 02 Jul 1914 The German Kaiser announces that he will not attend the Archduke's funeral.
  • 04 Jul 1914 The Archduke's funeral takes place at Artstetten (50 miles west of Vienna), Austria-Hungary.
  • 05 Jul 1914 Germany offers Austria war aid to fight against Russia in Serbia
  • 06 Jul 1914 The German Kaiser leaves Kiel for a cruise in northern German waters.
  • 07 Jul 1914 Austria-Hungary convenes a Council of Ministers, including Ministers for Foreign Affairs and War, the Chief of the General Staff and Naval Commander-in-Chief the Council lasts from 11.30 a.m. to 6.15 p.m.
  • 10 Jul 1914 Boston Red Sox purchase Babe Ruth from the Baltimore Orioles.
  • 11 Jul 1914 Babe Ruth debuts as a pitcher for Boston Red Sox, he beats Cleveland 4-3
  • 12 Jul 1914 Babe Ruth makes his baseball debut, pitches for the Boston Red Sox.
  • 13 Jul 1914 Reports surface of a projected Serbian attack upon the Austro-Hungarian Legation at Belgrade.
  • 14 Jul 1914 The Government of Ireland Amending Bill is passed by the House of Lords.
  • 15 Jul 1914 Mexican President Huerta flees with 2 million pesos to Europe
  • 16 Jul 1914 Socialist conference in Brussel
  • 17 Jul 1914 Giants outfielder Red Murray is knocked unconscious by lightning after catching a flyball, ending 21 inning game, Giants win 3-1
  • 18 Jul 1914 US army air service first comes into being, in the Signal Corps.
  • 19 Jul 1914 Boston Braves begin drive from last to 1st place in NL
  • 20 Jul 1914 Armed resistance against British rule begins in Ulster
  • 23 Jul 1914 Austria-Hungary issues an ultimatum to Serbia demanding Serbia to allow the Austrians to determine who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Serbia will reject those demands and Austria will declare war on July 28.
  • 25 Jul 1914 Germany soc-democrat No German blood for Austrian tyrant
  • 26 Jul 1914 Austrian-Hungary condemns Serbian ultimatum
  • 27 Jul 1914 Roda JC soccer team forms in Kerkrade
  • 28 Jul 1914 Minister of Navy W Churchill routes British fleet to Scapa Flow
  • 29 Jul 1914 Austrian-Hungary bombs Belgrade
  • 30 Jul 1914 Austrian-Hungary and Russia proclaim general mobilization
  • 31 Jul 1914 German Emperor Wilhelm II threatens war, orders Russia to demobilize
  • 04 Jul 1914 The funeral of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie takes place in Vienna, six days after their assassinations in Sarajevo.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1914?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - In the Town Where I was Born
  2. - This is the Life
  3. - Fascination
  4. - When the Angelus is Ringing
  5. - In the Valley of the Moon


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