On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Part of Khabarovsk becomes a Jewish Autnomous Region
  • Princess Juliana of the Netherlands opens Juliana Canal between Maastricht and Maasbracht
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Sidney Kingsley for his play "Men in White"
  • World's largest pearl (6.4 kg) found at Palawan, Philippines

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinz Marti, Swiss composer, born in Bern

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Naylor, English composer, dies at 67