On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1934

Historical Events

  • Continental Airlines commences operations.

Famous Birthdays

  • Harrison Birtwistle, English composer, born in Accrington, Lancashire
  • Risto Jarva, Finnish filmmaker (d. 1977)
  • Simon Gournlay, president (British National Farmer's Union)

Famous Deaths

  • Jules Renkin, Belgian politician (28th Prime Minister of Belgium 1931-32), dies at 71
1934 Highlights

About July 15, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer