On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1934

Historical Events

  • Easter Cross on Mt. Davidson (San Francisco) dedicated

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Haney, American actress (Mrs. Doubtfire - "Mrs. Sellner"; Liar Liar - "Greta"), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2001)
  • Barbara McNair, American singer ("Till There Was You") and actress (They Call Me MR. Tibbs), born in Racine, Wisconsin (d. 2007)
  • Gleb Yakunin, Russian priest and dissident, born in Moscow (d. 2014)
  • Janez Strnad, Slovenian physicist, , and author (We Are Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made Of), born in Ljubljana, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (now Slovenia) (d. 2017)
  • John Duffey, American bluegrass guitarist, dobro, and mandolin player (Country Gentlemen), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1996)
  • Mario Davidovsky, Argentine-American electro-acoustic composer (Synchronisms), born in M├ędanos, Argentina (d. 2019)
1934 Highlights

About March 4, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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