What Happened on November 20, 1934

Historical Events

Sports History

17 year old pitcher Eiji Sawamura gives up just 1 hit, a Lou Gehrig HR, as US All Stars beat Japan, 1-0

Event of Interest

Lillian Hellman's "Children's Hour" premieres in NYC

  • New Belgian government of Theunis, Francqui & Gutt (3 bankers)
  • Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Busher Jackson becomes first NHL player to score 4 goals in a period in 5-2 win over St. Louis Eagles at St. Louis Arena
1934 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Millar, Scottish soccer centre forward (2 caps; Rangers 197 games) and manager (Raith Rovers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2022)
  • Valentine J. Peter, American priest (Boy's Town), born in Omaha, Nebraska
Born in 1934

Famous Deaths

  • Willem de Sitter, Dutch scientist and cosmologist (developed theoretical models of the universe based on Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity), dies at 62

About November 20, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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