On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1934

Historical Events

  • 1st Jewish immigrant ship to break the English blockade in Palestine
  • Byrd souvenir sheet issued, NYC; 1st unperforated ungummed US stamp

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Howard Hanson's "Merry Mount" premieres in NYC

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein's opera Four Saints in Three Acts premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Fleur Adcock, New Zealand poet

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

British-born actor "North by Northwest" Cary Grant (30) weds "City Lights" actress Virginia Cherrill (26)

Actor Cary Grant
Cary Grant

1934 Highlights

About February 10, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius