What Happened on November 23, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • An Anglo-Ethiopian boundary commission in the Ogaden discovers an Italian garrison at Walwal, which lay well within Ethiopian territory. This leads to the Abyssinia Crisis.

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Lewis Alan "Lew" Hoad, Australian tennis star (Wimbledon 1953, 56), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Lew Hoad
  • Michael Wayne, producer (McQ, Chisum, Green Berets, McLintock)
  • Rita Rossi Colwell, oceanographer
  • Robert Towne, producer/screenwriter (Chinatown)

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Brunero, Italian cyclist (b. 1895)