What Happened on August 9, 1934

Historical Events

  • 4th Women's World Games (track & field competition for women) is conducted over 3-days at the White City Stadium in London, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Cynthia Harris, American stage and screen actress (Edward & Mrs. Simpson; Mad About You - "Sylvia"), born in New York City (d. 2021)
  • Yves Coppens, French anthropologist, born in Vannes, France
1934 Highlights

About August 9, 1934

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo