On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday

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
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  • Battle of St Quentin: French counter attack under General Lanrezac
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Famous Deaths

  • ... Machagovsky, Russian general (Tannenberg), dies in battle