What Happened on August 4, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 2nd British Empire Games open in London, England
  • NY Giants Mel Ott sets record of 6 runs in game & beats Phillies 21-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Dallas Green, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees), born in Newport, Delaware (d. 2017)
  • Jonas Savimbi, Angolian leader of Unita
  • Rutger Kopland, [Rutger van den Hoofdakker], Dutch poet