September 1934 in History

Events in History

  • 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
  • Sep 8 Luxury passenger ship Morro Castle bound for NJ catches fire, 133 die
  • 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 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 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.
  • Sep 25 John Van Druten's "Distaff Side" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 26 British liner Queen Mary is launched
  • Sep 30 St Louis Card clinch pennant as Dizzy Dean wins his 30th of year

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Terepai Maoate, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands (1999-2002), (d. 2012)
  • Sep 2 Hilla Becher (née Wobeser), German artist, worked collaboratively with husband Bernd Becher, born in Potsdam Germany (d. 2015)

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Sep 4 Clive Granger, Welsh-born British economist and Nobel laureate, born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2009)

Economist Clive Granger
Economist
Clive Granger
  • Sep 7 Omar Karami, Prime Minister of Lebanon (1990-92, 2004-05), born in An Nouri
  • Sep 7 Mary Bauermeister, German artist
  • Sep 8 Rodrigue Biron, Canadian politician
  • Sep 9 Sonia Sanchez, US playwright/poet (The Bronx is Next)
  • Sep 10 James L Oberstar, American politician (Rep-D-Minnesota, 1975-2011), born in Chisholm, Minnesota, (d. 2014)
  • Sep 12 Gunther Gebel-Williams, lion tamer (Ringling Bros Circus)
  • Sep 12 Jaegwon Kim, Korean-born American philosopher
  • Sep 14 Hans Faverey, Dutch poet
  • Sep 14 Kate Millett, feminist/author (Sexual Politics), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Sep 14 Sarah Kofman, philosopher
  • Sep 15 Fred Nile, Australian politician
  • Sep 16 Eva Clayton, (Rep-D-North Carolina)
  • Sep 17 Orlando Cepeda, Giants player (NL MVP 1967)
  • Sep 23 Per Olov Enquist, Swedish writer (Hour of the Lynx)
  • Sep 24 Bernard Nevill, textile designer
  • Sep 24 Manfred Worner, German general/sect-gen (NATO, 1988-94)
  • Sep 25 John S Bull, astronaut, born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sep 25 Struther Arnott, professor (St Andrew University)
  • Sep 26 Raphael Samuel, British Marxist historian, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 27 DAER Peake, CEO (Kleinwort Benson Group)
  • Sep 28 Brigitte Bardot, sex kitten (And God Created Women), born in Paris, France
  • Sep 29 Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, Psychology professor

Weddings in History

  • Sep 29 Rondo Hatton weds Mabel Housh

Deaths in History

  • Sep 12 Catherine Breshkovsky, Babushka/Grandmother of Russian revolution, dies at 90