What Happened on December 27, 1934

Historical Events

  • 1st youth hostel in US opens (Northfield, Mass)

Music Premiere

Musical revue "Thumbs Up", including music and lyrics by Vernon Duke, James Hanley, and Ira Gershwin (among others), premieres at the St. James Theatre, NYC; runs for 156 performance

Event of Interest

Shah of Persia Mohammad Reza Pahlavi declares Persia now Iran

1934 History

Famous Birthdays

Larisa LatyninaLarisa Latynina (88 years old)

Ukrainian gymnast (winner most Olympic medals in her sport [18]; 9 x gold USSR 1956, 1960, 1964; World C'ship gold x 9), born in Kherson, Ukraine

Born in 1934

About December 27, 1934

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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