What Happened on June 9, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st Donald Duck cartoon, Wise Little Hen, released
  • 38th US Golf Open: Olin Dutra shoots a 293 at Merion Cricket Club PA
  • 66th Belmont: Wayne D Wright aboard Peace Chance wins in 2:29.2

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Duck, famous fowl
  • Helga Haase, German FR, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Jackie Wilson, singer (Lonely Teardrops, Night), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Michael Mates, British politician (C) resigned during Asil Nadir scandal, born in Brentford, Middlesex
  • Paul Karolyi, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 2015)
  • Wild Jimmy Spruill, blues guitarist