(8-10-17) Celebrating at a Celina Manor birthday party this afternoon with Ludvina “Liddy” Leugers was Celina Mayor Jeff Hazel. Liddy turns 103 on Saturday (8-12-17). The Mayor presented Liddy with a proclamation for her birthday.
103 years ago…
August 12, 1914 –
Start of World War I: Great Britton declares war on Austria – Hungary. Austria invades
Poland. Austria – Hungary invades Serbia.
- Gerd Buchdahl, German philosopher (d. 2001)
- Ruth Lowe, Canadian pianist and composer (I’ll Never Smile Again) (d. 1981)
John Philip Holland, submarine designer, dies at 74 – Father of the Modern Submarine. Developed the first submarine to be formally commissioned by the U.S. Navy