On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1934

Historical Events

  • Fire destroys Hakodate Japan, killing about 1,500

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Freeman Jr, Tx, actor (One Life to Live, My Sweet Charlie), (d. 2012)
  • Lister Carney, Bellaire Oh, 200m runner (Olympic silver 1960)

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Schreker [Schrecker], Austrian conductor, composer (Die Gezeichneten; Der ferne Klang), teacher, and administrator dies of a heart attack at 55
  • Lilyan Tashman, American actress (Millie, Bulldog Drummond), dies following cancer surgery at 34
1934 Highlights

About March 21, 1934

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 87 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

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