On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1934

Historical Events

  • 1st theatrical presentation sponsored by US government, NYC
  • Former Australian cricket spin bowler Bert Ironmonger ends Sheffield Shield career age 51 years 298 days as Victoria draws with NSW at the Sydney Cricket Ground

Historic Event

Hitler proclamation on German unified states


Famous Birthdays

  • Tammy Grimes, American actress (Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in Lynn, Massachusetts (d. 2016)

Famous Weddings

Lou Costello

Actor and comedian Lou Costello marries burlesque dancer Anne Battler

Salvador Dali

Painter Salvador Dali (30) weds Gala Dali (39) in a civil ceremony in Paris


Famous Deaths

  • Frank Nelson Doubleday, American publisher (b. 1862)
1934 Highlights

About January 30, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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