On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1934

Historical Events

Sports History

American all-round female super athlete Babe Didrikson Zaharias pitches a hitless inning for Philadelphia A's in their exhibition pre-season baseball game against Brooklyn Dodgers

  • Rudolf Kuhnold demonstrates radar in Kiel Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • David Malouf, Australian author
  • Eric Hebborn, artist/faker
  • Marion Conti, arch bishop (Aberdeen England)
  • Willie Brown, American Democratic politician and 41st Mayor of San Francisco (1996-2004), born in Mineola, Texas

Famous Weddings

Bảo Đại

Vietnam emperor Bảo Đại (20) weds empress Nam Phương (19) at the imperial city of Huế

Famous Deaths

  • Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen consort of William and Regent of the Netherlands, dies at 76
1934 Highlights

About March 20, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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