On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1934

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 140 Aust v Yorkshire, 120 mins, 22 fours 2 sixes

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Payne, New Jersey Congressman (1989-2012), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • George Perles, American football coach (Michigan State University 1983-94; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Alaska P. Davidson, America's first female FBI agent, dies at 66
1934 Highlights

About July 16, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer