On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1934

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
1934 Highlights

About December 29, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn