On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1934

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Casey Stengel becomes manager of Brooklyn Dodgers

Baseball Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel
Baseball Hall of Fame Manager
Casey Stengel
  • Coronation of King Leopold III of Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • Linda Cristal, Argentinian actress (High Chapparal), born in Buenos Aires, Brazil (d. 2020)

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

1934 Highlights

About February 23, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces