What Happened on August 22, 1934

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Australia beat England by 562 runs to regain Cricket Ashes
  • Red Sox pitcher Wes Ferrell hits 2 HRs to beat White Sox 3-2 in 12

Famous Birthdays

  • Diana Sands, American actress (Raisin in the Sun, Doctor's Wife), born in NYC, New York
  • John M Chowning, composer
  • Margaret Douglas, chief political adviser (BBC)
  • Norman Schwarzkopf [Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf], US Army general (Gulf War), born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2012)