What Happened on August 30, 1914

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st German plane bombs Paris, 2 killed
  • Battle of Tannenberg (WWI) ends in destruction of Russian 2nd Narev army, ca. 170,000 killed or injured, German victory on Eastern Front

Famous Birthdays

  • Julie Bishop [Jacqueline Wells], American actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Adrian H Stewart, British lieutenant, dies in battle in Cameroon at 26
  • Aleksandr Samsonov, Russian general, commits suicide