August 29, 1916 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Congress creates US Naval Reserve

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Paul von Hindenburg replaces Von Falkenhayn as German chief of staff

German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • Transport ship Hsin-Yu & cruiser Hai-Yung collide; 1,000 die
  • US Congress accepts Jones Act: Philippines independence