On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1934

Historical Events

  • 38th Boston Marathon won by Dave Komonen of Canada in 2:32:53.8

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoffrey Owen, British editor (Financial Times)
  • Richard Kenshaw, British broadcaster, born in London (d. 2014)
  • Robert Stigwood, Australian-born British-resident music entrepreneur and film producer (Saturday Night Fever, Grease), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2016)
1934 Highlights

About April 16, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries