On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Eiji Sawamura, 17, gives up 1 hit, Lou Gehrig's HR, US beats Japan 1-0

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Lillian Hellman's "Children's Hour" premieres in NYC
  • New Belgian government of Theunis, Francqui & Gutt (3 bankers)
  • Toronto Maple Leaf Harvey Jackson is 1st to score 4 goals in a period

Famous Birthdays

  • Valentine J Peter, priest (Boy's Town 1985- ), born in Omaha, Nebraska

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