On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1934

Historical Events

Sports History

Australian cricket batting legend Don Bradman completes 304 in drawn 4th Test vs England at Leeds; 430 minutes, 43 x fours, 2 x sixes

Famous Birthdays

  • Cleve Duncan, American rocker (The Penguins - "Earth Angel"), born in Los Angeles (d. 2012)
  • Nicholas Barrington, British high commissioner (Pakistan) and author (A passage to Nuristan: exploring the mysterious Afghan hinterland)
  • Steve Lacy [Lackritz], American jazz soprano saxophonist (Thelonious Monk), born in New York City (d. 2004)
1934 Highlights

About July 23, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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