On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1914

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • -9/10] Russian army attacks Austrian army in Galicia

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of Tannenberg begins (WWI): 8th German army defeats Russian Narev army

German General Erich Ludendorff
German General
Erich Ludendorff

Famous Birthdays

  • Julio Cort├ízar, Argentine writer (Blow-Up, Underground Game), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1984)