On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1934

Historical Events

  • 28th Tour de France won by Antonin Magne of France
  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Park CC: Paul Runyan wins first of his 2 PGA crowns, defeating Craig Wood in 38 holes

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Scott, West Indian cricket leg-spinner (son of O C, Test 0-140)

Famous Weddings

Gloria Stuart

"Titanic" actress Gloria Stuart (24) weds screenwriter Arthur Sheekman (33)

Famous Deaths

  • Didier Pitre, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Montreal Canadiens), dies of acute indigestion at 50
1934 Highlights

About July 29, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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