What Happened on September 17, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

RCA Victor releases 1st 33 1/3 rpm recording (Beethoven's 5th)

  • USSR joins League of Nations (Netherland, Switz & Portugal vote no)

Famous Birthdays

  • Maureen "Little Mo" Connolly, Ca, tennis, 1st woman grand slam (1953)
  • Orlando Cepeda, Giants player (NL MVP 1967)

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund van der Straeten, composer, dies at 79