BORN TODAY: in Stockholm, Sweden – Sven “Svenne Berka” Bergqvist, “bandy, ice-hockey and football player” [Wikipedia].
Eastern Front: German forces attack Russians at the Battle of Gumbinnen in East Prussia, but are repulsed and driven back with heavy losses.
Balkan Front: Towards the conclusion of the Battle of Jadar, also known as the Battle of Cer, the Austro-Hungarian 5th army is forced back into Austro-Hungarian Bosnia Herzegovina by Serbian troops. “Many Austro-Hungarian soldiers drown in the water [of the Driva River] as they flee in panic”. [Misha Glenny: “The Balkans”, quoted on Wikipedia].
Western Front: German troops occupy Brussels in great numbers.
[Peter Chassaud: “Mapping the First World War”]
In The Vatican City at Rome, Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, better known as Pope Pius X, dies, after living in poor health following a heart attack in 1913.