On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Casey Stengel becomes manager of Brooklyn Dodgers
  • Coronation of King Leopold III of Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • Linda Cristal, Argentinian actress (High Chapparal), born in Buenos Aires

Famous Deaths

  • Augusto Sandino, Nicaraguan patriot, assassinated by National Guard

Person of interestEdward Elgar

Edward Elgar, English composer (Coronation Ode, Pomp and Circumstance), dies of colorectal cancer at 76

Composer Edward Elgar
Edward Elgar