On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1934

Historical Events

  • Australian cricket opening batsman Bill Ponsford is dismissed for 266 in his final Test match against England at The Oval; out for 22 in 2nd innings

Famous Birthdays

  • "Sneaky" Pete Kleinow, American country-rock musician (Flying Burrito Brothers), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 2007)
  • Armi Kuusela, Finnish beauty queen (1st Miss Universe, 1952), born in Muhos, Finland
1934 Highlights

About August 20, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo