On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Union Pacific tests light-weight high-speed passenger train, Omaha

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Rands, composer (Wildtrack), born in Sheffield, England
  • Howard Cassady, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1955; Detroit Lions), born in Hendrysburg, Ohio (d. 2019)