December 1, 1934 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History


MurderAssassination

Leningrad mayor Sergey Kirov assassinated, Stalin uses as excuse to begin the Great Purge of 1934-38

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin

Birthdays in History

  • Hilly Axwijk, Suriname social worker

Deaths in History

  • Sergei M Kirov, Josef Stalin's collaborator, assassinated in Leningrad