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, British medical researcher and academic, President of the Royal College of Physicians
  • May Britt, Swedish actress (Young Lions), and wife of Sammy Davis Jr, born in Lidingö, Sweden
  • Orrin Hatch, American politician (Sen-R-UT, 1977-2019) longest-serving Republican US Senator, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

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

About March 22, 1934

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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