What Happened on January 17, 1934

Historical Events

  • Electric Home & Farm Authority incorporated

Contract of Interest

NY Giants reward NL MVP pitcher Carl Hubbell with a huge $18,000 contract

Famous Birthdays

  • Cedar Walton, American hard bop jazz pianist (Jazztet; Art Blakey), and composer ("Mosaic"), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2013)
  • Donald Cammell, film director
  • Sydney Hodkinson, Canadian-American classical composer and educator (Eastman School, 1973-99), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2021)
Born in 1934

About January 17, 1934

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn