What Happened on January 26, 1934

Historical Events

Cricket History

Australian cricket batting icon Don Bradman scores 128 in just 96 minutes for NSW v Victoria in Sydney; smashes 17 x fours, 4 x sixes

  • Nazi Germany & Poland sign 10-year non-aggression treaty
  • The Apollo Theater reopens in Harlem, New York City.
1934 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Huey "Piano" Smith, American R&B pianist ("Rockin' Pneumonia & Boogie Woogie Flu"; "Having a Good Time"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2023) [1]
  • Joe Erskine, Welsh boxer (British heavyweight champion 1956-58), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1990)
  • Roger Landry, Quebec businessman and newspaper publisher
Born in 1934

About January 26, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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