What Happened on August 30, 1914

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st German plane bombs Paris, 2 killed
  • Battle of Tannenberg (WWI) ends in destruction of Russian 2nd Narev army ca. 170,000 killed or injured

Famous Birthdays

  • Julie Bishop, actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Rafael Jose Luis Fernandez de la Calzada y Ferrer, restaurateur

Famous Deaths

  • Adrian H Stewart, British lieutenant, dies in battle in Cameroon at 26
  • Aleksandr Samsonov, Russian general, commits suicide