On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • US troops leave Haiti, which had been occupied since 1915

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Boston, Welsh rugby league footballer
  • John Storey Bonington, UK, mountain climber (Annapurna I in 1970)
  • Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob, UK, sci-fi author (Chthon, Phthor)

Famous Deaths

  • Hermann Glauert, British aerodynamicist, dies at 41