On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1934

Historical Events

  • Austria signs pact with Vatican
  • Philippine legislature accepts US proposal for independence
  • Water state kingdom dismisses NSB-leader Anton Mussert

Famous Birthdays

  • Alette Beaujon, Curacaos poet (Gedichten on the Bay & Elsewhere)
  • CuauhtĂ©moc Cárdenas, Mexican politician
  • Nev MacEwan, New Zealand rugby union #8 (20 caps; Wellington 133 games), born in Auckland, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Alexandrovich Davidenko, Soviet composer, dies at 35
1934 Highlights

About May 1, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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