On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1934

Historical Events

  • 116°F (47°C), Orogrande NM (state record, broken on June 27, 1994)
  • NY Times erroneously declares Ruth 700 HR record to stand for all time
  • Phillies score 11 runs in an inning, beats 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 Joseph Koury, Pitts, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
1934 Highlights

About July 14, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer