News out of Victoria 100 years ago today:
- Field Marshal Lord Kitchener is appointed Britain's Secretary of War. This is the guy Berlin, Ontario was renamed after.
- Fighting in Belgium. German troops are repulsed by the Belgian army,
- Anti-German riots and vandalism in Antwerp
- The demonization of Germans continues with reporting of a Zeppelin attack in France "in violation of the rules of civilized warfare".