Historical Events in October 1934

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Oct 1 Adolf Hitler expands German army & navy & creates an air force, violating Treaty of Versailles

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

MurderMurder of Interest

Oct 8 Bruno Hauptmann is indicted for murder of Charles Lindbergh's son

  • Oct 9 St Louis Cards beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3 in 31st World Series
  • Oct 9 Regicide at Marseille: The assassination of King Alexander I of Yugoslavia and Louis Barthou, Foreign Minister of France.
  • Oct 13 11th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 16-13 in Annapolis
  • Oct 14 "Lux Radio Theatre" premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 16 Mao Zedong & 25,000 troops begin 6,000 mile Long March

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong
  • Oct 17 "The Aldrich Family" premieres on radio

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 20 All-Star team led by Babe Ruth & Connie Mack sails to Hawaii & Japan

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Oct 20 Richard Strauss completes his opera "Die Schweigsame Frau"
  • Oct 22 In East Liverpool, Ohio, notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd is shot and killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.
  • Oct 23 Jean Piccard & Jeanette Ridlen attain balloon height of 17.341 m (rec)
  • Oct 26 While Wash player-mgr Joe Cronin honeymoons with Mildred Robertson owner Clark Griffith's niece & adopted daughter, he is sold to Red Sox
  • Oct 28 Brooklyn & Pittsburgh play a penalty free NFL game