What Happened on September 24, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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2,500 fans see Babe Ruth's farewell Yankee appearance at Yankee Stadium

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Idle Detroit wins pennant, as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Nevill, textile designer
  • John Brunner, [Kilian Houston], UK, sci-fi author (100th Millennium)
  • Manfred Worner, German general/sect-gen (NATO, 1988-94)
  • Robert Lang, actor (Night Watch)/director
  • Tommy Anderson, Scottish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin Lehare, composer, dies at 69