On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1934

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 128 NSW v Victoria, 96 mins, 17 fours 4 sixes

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Nazi Germany & Poland sign 10-year non-aggression treaty
  • The Apollo Theater reopens in Harlem, New York City.

Famous Birthdays

  • Huey "Piano" Smith, American rhythm and blues pianist (Rockin' Pneumonia & Boogie Woogie Flu, Having a Good Time), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Joe Erskine, Welsh heavyweight boxer (British heavyweight champion 1956-58), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1990)
  • Roger Landry, Quebec businessman and newspaper publisher
1934 Highlights

About January 26, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius