On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1934

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, Ohio State; NFL C'ship 1957, Detroit Lions), born in Hendrysburg, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • Joyce "Dottie" Rambo (nee Luttrell), American gospel singer and songwriter, born in Madisonville, Kentucky (d. 2008)
1934 Highlights

About March 2, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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