On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1934

Historical Events

  • 1st ptarmigan hatched and reared in captivity, Ithaca, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Holiday, American singer (How Can I Forget), born in Sallis, Mississippi (d. 1987)
  • Sante Kimes, American convicted con artist and murderess
  • Thomas Ambler, CEO (Texaco)
  • Willie Davis, American Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end (Super Bowl 1967, 68; Pro Bowl 1963-67; First-team All-Pro 1962, 64–67; Green Bay Packers), born in Lisbon, Louisiana (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Hahn, Austrian mathematician, dies at 54
1934 Highlights

About July 24, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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