On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1934

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Lucio Tan, Chinese Filipino businessman (Philippine Airlines), in Amoy China
  • Pat McCormick, comedian (Don Rickles Show)
  • Philippe Capdenat, French classical composer, born in Bordeaux, France
  • Rainer Kisch, German writer, born in Döbeln
1934 Highlights

About July 17, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 86 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer