On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1934

Historical Events

CameraFamous Photo

Edwin Hubble photo shows as many galaxies as Milky Way has stars

Astronomer Edwin Hubble
Edwin Hubble

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Wolff, composer
  • Martí Vergés, Spanish soccer midfielder (12 caps; FC Barcelona), born in Vidreres, Spain (d. 2021)
  • Marv Breeding, American baseball player (d.2006)
  • Ron Taylor, Australian cinematographer (Those Amazing Animals), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2012)
1934 Highlights

About March 8, 1934

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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