On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1934

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Bloody Thursday" - Police open fire on striking longshoremen in San Francisco

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Lou Gehrig hits record 17th career grand slam in Yankees 8-3 win v Washington, passes Babe Ruth's total

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip Madoc, Welsh actor (The Life and Times of David Lloyd George), born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 2012)