On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1934

Historical Events

  • New Fenway Park opens, Washington Senators beat Red Sox 6-5

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Kirshner, American rock & roll producer known as "The Man With the Golden Ear" (invented bubblegum music), born in Bronx, New York (d. 2011)
1934 Highlights

About April 17, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries