On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1934

Historical Events


AgreementContract of Interest

Carl Hubbell, NL MVP winner, gets $18,000 contract by the NY Giants

Baseball Pitcher Carl Hubbell
Baseball Pitcher
Carl Hubbell
  • Electric Home & Farm Authority incorporated
  • NY Giants reward MVP pitcher Carl Hubbell with $18,000 contract

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Cammell, film director
  • Shari Lewis, American ventriloquist, puppeteer (Lamb Chop), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1998)
  • Sydney Phillip Hodkinson, composer
1934 Highlights

About January 17, 1934

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn