What Happened on July 14, 1934

Historical Events

  • 116°F (47°C), Orogrande, New Mexico (state record, broken on June 27, 1994)

Baseball Record

NY Times erroneously declares Babe Ruth 700 HR record to stand for all time

  • Philadelphia Phillies score 11 runs in an inning, beating Cincinnati 18-0
1934 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Lee Elder, American golfer (first African-American to play in the US Masters; 4 PGA Tour titles), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2021)
  • Lee Friedlander, American portrait, and 'social landscape' photographer, and album cover artist (John Coltrane, Peggy Lee, Miles Davis, Mose Allison), born in Aberdeen, Washington
  • Leo Koury, American murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Pittburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
  • Marlene Matthews, Australian sprinter (Olympics 2 bronze-1956), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Trevor Fancutt, South African tennis player (Australian C'ships mixed doubles [Jan Lehane]), born in Kokstad, South Africa (d. 2022)
Born in 1934

About July 14, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer