On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1934

Historical Events

  • Fire destroys Hakodate Japan (kills 1,500, injures 1,000)

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Martyn, English comedy actor (d. 1994)
  • Leslie Turnberg, president (Royal College of Physicians)
  • May Britt, Swedish actress (Young Lions)/wife of Sammy Davis Jr
  • Orrin Hatch, politician (Sen-R-UT, 1977- ), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Sheila Cameron, QC, Vicar-General (Province of Canterbury)

Famous Deaths

  • Theophilos Hatzimihail, Greek painter (b. 1870)
1934 Highlights

About March 22, 1934

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries