What Happened on February 23, 1934

Historical Events

Baseball History

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, Brazil (d. 2020)
Born in 1934

Famous Deaths

  • Augusto Sandino, Nicaraguan patriot, assassinated by the National Guard at 38

Edward ElgarEdward Elgar (1857-1934)

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

About February 23, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces