What Happened on August 29, 1918

Historical Events

Battle of Interest

WWI: Bapaume, France re-taken from the Germans by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive

Famous Birthdays

  • Jelle Zijlstra, Dutch economist, politician (Prime Minister, 1966-67), and President of Netherlands Bank (1967-82), born in Oosterbierum, Netherlands (d. 2001)
Born in 1918

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? 105 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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