On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • Vern Gosdin, American country singer (Set 'Em Up Joe), born in Woodland, Alabama (d. 2009)
  • Wendell Berry, American poet, writer and farmer, born in Henry County, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • Neville Quinn, South African cricket fast bowler (12 Tests, 35 wickets), dies of heart failure at 26
1934 Highlights

About August 5, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 86 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo