On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • Joyce Van Patten, American actress (Good Guys, Don Rickles Show), born in Queens, New York

Person of interestYuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin, Russian cosmonaut and 1st man into space (aboard Vostok 1), born in Klushino, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 1968)

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin
Cosmonaut
Yuri Gagarin

1934 Highlights

About March 9, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces