Diary JULY 17, 1914
World War One Diary for Friday, July 17, 1914:
The bridge across the Golden Horn is connecting the two parts of Constantinople – with the Byzantine Hagia Sophia and the modern borough with its embassies.
Report that Serbia has called up 70,000 reservists. Council of Ministers alter ultimatum delivery date to July 23.
Turk Berlin Embassy informs Constantinopel war not avoidable.