On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1934

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Béla Bartòk's "Enchanted Deer" premieres

Composer and Pianist Béla Bartok
Composer and Pianist
Béla Bartok

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? 87 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini