What Happened on January 24, 1934

Historical Events

Music History

Dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District" is performed in Moscow; roundly criticized by the Communist Party, it was banned in the Soviet Union until 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Burdette Haldorson, American basketball forward (Olympic gold 1956, 60; University of Colorado Boulder), born in Austin, Minnesota
  • StanisÅ‚aw Grochowiak, Polish poet, born in Leszno, Poland (d. 1976)
1934 Highlights

About January 24, 1934

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

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