On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1934

Historical Events

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

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Philadelphia Phillies score 11 runs in an inning, beating Cincinnati 18-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Lee Elder, American golfer (first African-American to play in the US Masters; 4 PGA Tour titles), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Leo Koury, American murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in Pittburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
1934 Highlights

About July 14, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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