On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1934

Historical Events

  • Austrian Civil War ends with the defeat of the Social Democrats and the Republican Schutzbund
  • Commission of Government is sworn in as form of direct rule for the Dominion of Newfoundland

Famous Birthdays

  • Austin "Ted" Taylor, US gospel/R&B-singer (Be Ever Wonderful)
  • Harold "Hal" Kalin, American singer (Kalin Twins), born in Port Jervis, New York (d. 2005)
  • Marlene Bauer Hagge, American golfer, co-founder LPGA (Woman's PGA C'ship 1956), born in Eureka, South Dakota

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Bagritsky, Russian-Soviet poet and journalist (South-West), dies at 38
1934 Highlights

About February 16, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius