What Happened on August 26, 1914

Historical Events

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

Victory in Battle

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Julio Cort├ízar, Argentine writer (Blow-Up, Underground Game), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1984)
1914 Highlights

About August 26, 1914

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo