On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • Bettino Craxi, Italy's 1st socialist premier (1983-87)
  • Bingu wa Mutharika, Thyolo, Nyasaland (Malawi), Malawi President (2004-2012), (d. 2012)
  • Flemming Nielsen, Danish soccer player (Olympic silver 1960)
  • Frank Chapot, American equestrian (Olympic silver 1960, 1972), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • Renata Scotto, Italian soprano and opera director (La Traviata - "Violetta"), born in Savona, Italy
  • Shuko Mizuno, Japanese composer (Symphonic Metamorphoses), born in Tokushima, Japan

Famous Weddings

Kim Philby

High-ranking member of British intelligence Kim Philby (22) weds communist Litzi Friedmann in Vienna, Austria

1934 Highlights

About February 24, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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