Historical Events in September 1934

  • Sep 1 Spelling-Marchand Laws enforced
  • Sep 1 SMJK Sam Tet was founded by Father Fourgs from the St. Michael Church, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
  • Sep 3 Tunisia began its move for independence

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Sep 4 Bradman scores 149* Aust v Eng XI, 104 mins, 17 fours 4 sixes

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Sep 8 Bradman scores 132 v Leveson-Gower XI, 90 mins, 24 fours 1 six
  • Sep 8 Luxury passenger ship Morro Castle bound for NJ catches fire, 133 die
  • Sep 9 Armas Toivonen becomes 1st European marathoner (2:52:29.0)
  • Sep 9 G Kaufman & M Hart's "Merrily We Roll Along" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 12 Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania signs Baltic Entente, against USSR
  • Sep 12 54th U.S. Men's National Championship: Fred Perry beats Wilmer Allison (6-4, 6-3, 1-6, 8-6)
  • Sep 13 Judge Landis sells World Series broadcast rights to Ford for $100,000

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Sep 17 RCA Victor releases 1st 33 1/3 rpm recording (Beethoven's 5th)

  • Sep 17 USSR joins League of Nations (Netherland, Switz & Portugal vote no)
  • Sep 18 St Louis Brown Bobo Newsom loses no-hitter to Boston in 10, 2-1
  • Sep 18 USSR admitted to League of Nations
  • Sep 19 Bruno Haptmann arrested for kidnapping Lindbergh baby
  • Sep 21 St Louis Card Paul Dean no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 3-0
  • Sep 21 Typhoon strikes Honshu Island Japan, kills 4,000
  • Sep 22 An explosion takes place at Gresford Colliery in Wales, leading to the deaths of 266 miners and rescuers.

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Sep 24 2,500 fans see Babe Ruth's farewell Yankee appearance at Yankee Stadium

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Sep 24 Idle Detroit wins pennant, as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-0
  • Sep 25 John Van Druten's "Distaff Side" premieres in NYC

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Sep 25 Lou Gehrig plays in his 1,500th consecutive game

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Sep 25 Rainbow (US) beats Endeavour (England) in 16th America's Cup
  • Sep 26 British liner Queen Mary is launched
  • Sep 30 Babe Ruth's final game as a Yankee, goes 0 for 3
  • Sep 30 St Louis Card clinch pennant as Dizzy Dean wins his 30th of year