What Happened on May 25, 1934

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Béla Bartók's "Cantata Profana - The Nine Enchanted Stags" premieres in London, England, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Wireless Chorus conducted by Aylmer Buesst

Famous Birthdays

  • David Burke, English actor (The Woman in Black), born in Liverpool, England
  • Ron Nesson, American press secretary (Gerald Ford), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Holst, English composer (The Planets; Ode to Death), dies at 59
1934 Highlights

About May 25, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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