What Happened on July 17, 1934

Historical Events

Sports History

Babe Ruth draws his 2,000th base on balls at Cleveland

Famous Birthdays

  • Lucio Tan, Chinese Filipino businessman (Philippine Airlines), in Amoy China
  • Philippe Capdenat, French classical composer, born in Bordeaux, France
  • Rainer Kisch, German writer, born in Döbeln
  • Willie Ito, American animator for Disney Studios ("Lady and the Tramp" spaghetti kiss); Warner Brothers; Hanna-Barbara), born in San Francisco, California
Born in 1934
1934 Highlights

About July 17, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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