On This Day

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

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Historic Event

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

Playwright Lillian Hellman
Playwright
Lillian Hellman
  • 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, American priest (Boy's Town ), 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
1934 Highlights

About November 20, 1934

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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