On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 93rd Grand National: Gerry Wilson wins aboard 8/1 Golden Miller in race record 9:20.04; becomes only horse to win both UK's premier steeplechases with Cheltenham Gold Cup victory 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (d. 2006)
  • Ludvig Faddeev, Russian mathematician
  • Mark Rydell, American actor (Havana, Punchline, Long Goodbye), born in NYC, New York