What Happened on February 16, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Austrian Civil War ends with the defeat of the Social Democrats and the Republican Schutzbund.
  • Commission of Government is sworn in as form of direct rule for the Dominion of Newfoundland.

Famous Birthdays

  • Austin "Ted" Taylor, US gospel/R&B-singer (Be Ever Wonderful)
  • Harold "Hal" Kalin, American singer (Kalin Twins), born in Port Jervis, New York (d. 2005)
  • Marlene Bauer Hagge, Eureka SD, LPGA golfer (1950 Woman Athlete)

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Bagritsky, [Dzjubin], Russ poet/journalist, dies at 38