On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1914

Historical Events


BattleBattle of Interest

4th day of Battle of Tannenberg (WWI): Russian Narev-army panics, General Martos caught

German WWI General Erich Ludendorff
German WWI General
Erich Ludendorff
  • Arizonian is 1st vessel to arrive in San Francisco via Panama Canal
  • Battle of St Quentin: French counter attack under General Lanrezac
  • New Zealand forces capture German Samoa
1914 Highlights

About August 29, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo