On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1934

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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 R&B 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? 87 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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