On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1918

Historical Events

  • Bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive

Famous Birthdays

  • Jelle Zijlstra, Dutch economist and President of Netherlands Bank (1967-82), born in Oosterbierum, Netherlands (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Max Dauthendey, German painter and author (Raubmenschen), dies at 51)
1918 Highlights

About August 29, 1918

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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