On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1934

Historical Events

  • US Information Service opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Apolinar, cabaret performer and theatrical composer-songwriter (Do Your Own Thing), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • Kanshi Ram, Indian dalit leader
  • Wolfgang Hufschmidt, composer

Famous Deaths

Person of interestDavidson Black

Davidson Black, Paleoanthropologist, dies while working alone during the night, in Beijing, China at 49

Paleoanthropologist Davidson Black
Paleoanthropologist
Davidson Black
1934 Highlights

About March 15, 1934

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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