On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1934

Historical Events

Sports History

Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • James Carl Tenney, American composer, born in Silver City, New Mexico (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • John Kane, Scottish-American primitivist painter (Self-Portrait), dies at 73
1934 Highlights

About August 10, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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