On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1934

Historical Events

  • New York Rangers and Boston Bruins battle out a 0-0 tie; first of a 37-game overtime undefeated streak for the Bruins, the longest in NHL history; streak spans over 4 years and includes 27 ties

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Briggs, New Zealand speedway rider (World Champion 1957-58, 64, 66; British Championship 1961, 64-67, 69), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • Del Shannon [Charles Westover], American rock guitarist, singer and songwriter ("Runaway"), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 1990)
  • John Norris Bahcall, American physicist (d. 2005)
  • Joseph Bologna, American actor (Citizen Cohn, My Favorite Year), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Joseph P. Hoar, former US Central Command commander
  • Nicolas Coster, British actor (Our Private World, Ryan's Four), born in London
  • Russ Tamblyn, actor (Win Place or Steal, Twin Peaks), born in Los Angeles, California
1934 Highlights

About December 30, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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