28 August 2014
- George William Lawson Cooper enlists. George is commemorated on the Centenary of WWI in Orange Honour Roll; he would be killed in action in Gallipoli on 6 August 1915.
- Austro-Hungarian declaration of war is received by the Belgian government
- The Battle of Heligoland Bight is fought. This is the first major naval battle between British and German ships in the North Sea. The Royal British Navy sinks three German light cruisers.
This entry was posted on August 28th, 2014.