On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st collegiate basketball doubleheader at Madison Square Garden
  • Federico Garcia Lorca's "Yerma" premieres in Madrid
  • Japan renounces Wash Naval Treaty of 1922 and London Treaty of 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Flanders, American actor (Dr Westphall-St Elsewhere), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Forough Farrokhzad, Iranian pre-eminent poet and film director, born in Tehran, Iran (d. 1967)
  • Tom Jarriel, American television news reporter (ABC Weekend News, 20/20), born in LaGrange, Georgia