Historical Events In 1934
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Aug 02 Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Hindenburg, soldier/statesman, dies at 86 in the year 1934.
Aug 02 William Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour in the year 1934.
Aug 03 On this day in history carl F baron von Langen-Parow, German equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928)
Aug 03 In the year 1934 three days of anti-Jewish rioting in Constantine, Algeria leave 23 Jews killed and 35 wounded. The pogroms are traced to Radio-Berlin and Radio-Stuttgart Nazi broadcasts.
Aug 04 Dallas Green, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees) in the year 1934.
Aug 04 NY Giants Mel Ott sets record of 6 runs in game & beats Phillies 21-4 in the year 1934.
Aug 05 In the year 1934 neville Quinn, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa), dies at 26
Aug 05 Vern Gosdin, Woodland Al, country singer (Set 'em Up Joe) on this day in history.
Aug 06 In the year 1934 uS troops leave Haiti, which had been occupied since 1915
Aug 07 US Court of Appeals upheld lower court ruling striking down govt's attempt to ban controversial James Joyce novel "Ulysses" on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history wilbert Robinson, baseball manager (Bkln Dodgers), dies
Aug 10 Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player on this day in history.
Aug 10 John Kane, Scotish/US miner/painter, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1934 1st federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay
Aug 11 On this day in history first federal prisoners arrive at Alcatraz in SF Bay
Aug 12 Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 1934 millionaire brewer John Labatt abducted at gunpoint by three men, who asked for a ransom of $150,000, which the kidnappers never received; released unharmed three days later; first recorded kidnapping for ransom in Canada.
Aug 16 The Post office issues 2 cent stamp to commemorate 150th anniversary of founding of New Brunswick on this day in history.
Aug 16 On this day in history uS ends occupation of Haiti (been there since 1915)
Aug 16 On this day in history uS explorer William Beebe descends 3,028' (1922 m) in Bathysphere
Aug 18 On this day in history 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H Cooke (61 64)
Aug 18 Delilah L Beasley, US author/columnist (Oakland Tribune), dies at 61 in the year 1934.
Aug 19 48th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah H P Fabyan (61 64) on this day in history.
Aug 19 Helen Hull Jacobs win US Lawn Tennis Association in the year 1934.
Aug 19 Plebiscite in Germany approved sole executive power to Adolph Hitler on this day in history.
Aug 20 On this day in history armi Kuusela, Finnish beauty queen
Aug 20 Ponsford out for 266 in his final Test Cricket match on this day in history.
Aug 21 Paul Panhuysen, Dutch composer, visual and sound artist on this day in history.
Aug 22 In the year 1934 australia beat England by 562 runs to regain Cricket Ashes
Aug 25 John Stears, Middlesex England, special effects expert (Dr No) in the year 1934.
Aug 27 On this day in history arlen, Ira Gershwin & Harburgs musical premieres in NYC
Aug 29 On this day in history david H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979- )
Aug 30 B P "Baloo" Gupte, cricketer (brother of Fergie, Indian leggie) in the year 1934.
Aug 30 In the year 1934 earnest L Wolzogen, German writer (That tolle Komtess), dies at 79