On This Day

August 29, 1918 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

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

Birthdays in History

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

Deaths in History

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