- The infantries of the Balkan League (Montenegro, Serbia, Greece and Bulgaria) crossed their borders into the western Ottoman Empire.
- The Turkish warship Torgul Reis bombarded the Bulgarian ports of Varna and Balchik on the Black Sea.
Today a change of pace: Below is a dispatch by Leon Trotsky from Sofia, Bulgaria on October 14th. At the time, Trotsky, based in Vienna, was working as a correspondent for several Russian newspapers, in this case the Kievskaya Mysl. Excerpted from “The War Correspondence of Leon Trotsky: The Balkan Wars, 1912-13”, Anchor Foundation (1980)