1934 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 227 of 227

  • Nov 26 German theologist Karl Barth surrenders to Nazis
  • Nov 26 Turkish regiment decrees importing family names
  • Nov 27 Bank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with the FBI.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 28 Winston Churchill tells British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin not to under estimate German air power

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin

MurderAssassination

Dec 1 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
  • Dec 2 5.08-m (200") Mt Palomar Observatory mirror is cast
  • Dec 3 Italian colonial Tripoli & Cyrenaica annexed to Libya
  • Dec 3 KYW-AM in Chicago Ill moves to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 7 Wiley Post discovers jet stream
  • Dec 8 Friedrich Wolf's "Professor Mamlock" premieres in Zurich
  • Dec 10 Fascist dictator of Latvia Ulmanis begins building concentration camp
  • Dec 10 Saint-Adelbert cooperation formed by Catholic elite
  • Dec 11 1935 All-Star Game is assigned to Cleveland
  • Dec 13 Mark Hellinger Theater (Warner Bros) opens at 237 W 51st St NYC
  • Dec 14 1st streamlined steam locomotive introduced (Albany NY)
  • Dec 15 Fokker F18 Snip flies to Neth West Indies
  • Dec 19 Japan agrees to naval treaty of 1922 & 1930
  • Dec 22 1st flight from Netherland to Curacao (Christmas flight 1934)
  • Dec 22 Miss Theo Trowbridge sets female bowling record 702 pins in games
  • Dec 24 Grimmett takes 9-180 for SA as Queensland make 430
  • Dec 25 Four centuries for SA as they make 7-644 v Qld before 6,180
  • Dec 25 Samson Raphaelson's "Accent on Youth" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 27 1st youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass)
  • Dec 27 Shah of Persia declares Persia now Iran
  • Dec 29 Federico Garcia Lorca's "Yerma" premieres in Madrid
  • Dec 29 Japan renounces Wash Naval Treaty of 1922 & London Treaty of 1930
  • Dec 31 Helen Richey becomes 1st woman to pilot an airmail transport

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 298 of 298

  • Aug 15 Valentin Stepanovich Varlamov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Aug 16 Diana Wynne Jones, UK, sci-fi author (Drowned Ammet, Witch Week)
  • Aug 16 Ed van Thijn, (Jewish) Dutch foreign min/mayor (Amsterdam, 1983-94)
  • Aug 18 Vincent Bugliosi, American attorney/author (Helter-Skelter), born in Hibbing, Minnesota (d. 2015)
  • Aug 19 David F Durenberger, Minn, (Sen-R-MN, 1978- )
  • Aug 19 William Cleary, hockey center, (Oly-gold/silv-56, 60), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Aug 22 Norman Schwarzkopf [Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf], US Army general (Gulf War), born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • Aug 25 John Stears, special effects expert (Dr No), born in Middlesex, England
  • Aug 25 Valery F Bykovsky, USSR, cosmonaut (Vostok V, Soyuz 22, 31/39)
  • Aug 25 Lise Bacon, French Canadian politician
  • Aug 25 Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, 4th President of Iran (1989-97) and de facto commander-in-chief of the Iranian military during the Iran-Iraq War, born in Bahreman, Persia (d. 2017)
  • Aug 26 Arthur Gordon Clough, journalist
  • Aug 29 David H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979-97), born in Camden, Arkansas
  • 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)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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
  • Oct 2 Duncan Thompson, keeper (Scottish National Portrait Gallery)
  • Oct 2 Richard Scott, British high court judge
  • Oct 4 Malva M Basoalto, daughter of Pablo Neruda & Marie Hagenaar Vogelzang
  • Oct 5 Angelo Buono, Jr., American serial killer (d. 2002)
  • Oct 7 Imamu Amiri Baraka, [Everett Leroi Jones], US, poet/writer
  • Oct 7 Ulrike Meinhof, German Red Army member
  • Oct 7 [Everett] LeRoi Jones, [Amiri Baraka], US writer (Black Music)
  • Oct 8 J Carter Brown, art director (Washington National Gallery), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Oct 9 Jacobo Majluta Azar, politician
  • Oct 9 Jill Ker Conway, Australian-American author
  • Oct 12 Richard Meier, American architect
  • Oct 12 Albert Shiryaev, Russian mathematician
  • Oct 17 Barend P Tammeling, Dutch journalist (Trouw, Groninger Gezinsbode)
  • Oct 18 Chuck Swindoll, American evangelist
  • Oct 19 Jakubu Gowon, army staff chief/president of Nigeria (1966-75)
  • Oct 19 Yakubu Gowon, Nigerian head of state (1966–75), born in Plateau State, Nigeria
  • Oct 20 Michiko, empress of Japan
  • Oct 21 Jerry Lewis, (Rep-R-California, 1979- )
  • Oct 26 Ulrich Plentzdorf, writer
  • Oct 27 David Barclay, British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 27 Frederick Barclay, British hotel magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Oct 29 Karl Francis Hettinger, Onion Field survivor
  • Nov 1 Aat Veldhoen, Dutch artist
  • Nov 1 Hugh Bidwell, mayor (London)
  • Nov 1 Umberto Agnelli, Italian CEO (Fiat) and politician
  • Nov 2 Bill Gothard, American speaker
  • Nov 3 Hans Janmaat, Dutch MP (CD)/(fascist)
  • Nov 4 Judith Herzberg, Dutch poetess/author (Charlotte Life or Theater)
  • Nov 5 Nick Smith, (Rep-R-Michigan)
  • Nov 7 Stephen L Neal, (Rep-D-NC, 1975- )
  • Nov 8 Roberta Hazard, USN Admiral
  • Nov 9 Carl Sagan, astronomer, author, professor (Cosmos, Broca's Brain), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 9 Ingvar Carlsson, PM of Sweden (1986-91, 94- )
  • Nov 9 Ronald Harwood, [Horwitz], South African playwright (Dresser)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 12 Charles Manson, American criminal (Tate-Labianco), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Murderer Charles Manson
Murderer
Charles Manson
  • Nov 13 Peter Arnett, New Zealand-born American journalist
  • Nov 14 Roman A Gulyayev, cosmonaut
  • Nov 15 Joanna Barnes, actress (Parent Trap, Spartacus, Goodbye Charlie), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 17 James M Inhofe, (Rep-R-Oklahoma)
  • Nov 18 Vassilis Vassilikos, Greek writer and ambassador
  • Nov 20 Valentine J Peter, priest (Boy's Town 1985- ), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Nov 23 Michael Wayne, producer (McQ, Chisum, Green Berets, McLintock)
  • Nov 23 Rita Rossi Colwell, oceanographer
  • Nov 27 Lawrence Martin Jenco, priest
  • Dec 1 Hilly Axwijk, Suriname social worker
  • Dec 3 Viktor Vassilyevich Gorbatko, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 24, 37/36)
  • Dec 5 Joan Didion, US author and journalist (The year of Magical Thinking), born in Sacramento, California
  • Dec 10 Howard Martin Temin, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (d. 1994)
  • Dec 12 Miguel de la Madrid, President of Mexico (1982-1988), born in Colima, Mexico (d. 2012)
  • Dec 14 Petrus van Doorne, Dutch industrialist
  • Dec 18 Boris Valentinovich Volynov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 5, 21)
  • Dec 19 Rudi Carrell, [Rudolf W Kesselman], Dutch showmaster
  • Dec 19 Casper R. Taylor, Jr., American politician
  • Dec 24 Stjepan Mesić, president of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Secretary General of Non-Aligned Movement and president of Croatia.
  • Dec 25 Bob Martinez, (Gov-Fl)
  • Dec 28 John Akers, business executive
  • Dec 30 Barry Briggs, NZ auto maker (World Champion 1957, 58, 64, 66)
  • Dec 30 John Norris Bahcall, American physicist (d. 2005)
  • Dec 30 Joseph P. Hoar, former US Central Command commander
  • Dec 31 Akram Awan, Islamic scholar

Weddings in History


Deaths in History