On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1934

Historical Events

  • Academy Award 1st called Oscar in print by Sidney Skolsky

Sports record brokenBaseball Event

Jimmie Foxx hits 1st HR in Comiskey Park center field bleachers

MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Jimmie Foxx
MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Jimmie Foxx
  • TWA begins commercial service

Famous Birthdays

  • Dwayne Hickman, LA, actor (Dobie Gillis, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini)
1934 Highlights

About May 18, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus