On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenny Baker, English actor (R2-D2 in Star Wars, Time Bandits), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2016)
  • Roger Donald Dickerson, American composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
1934 Highlights

About August 24, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo