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
Actor
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