On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1934

Historical Events

  • Hedley Verity takes 15 wickets for England v Australia (7-61 & 8-43)
  • NY Yank pitcher John Broaca ties record by striking out 5 times

Sports History

NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits for the cycle beating White Sox 11-2

  • Previously unknown Winchester Manuscript of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur" (1485) announced discovered in the library of Winchester College, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Willy Rodriguez, West Indian cricketer (occasional leg-spin bat for WI in 60's), born in St Clair, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
1934 Highlights

About June 25, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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